Arts Council - Guest Writers Series
The Salt Lake City Arts Council co-sponsors the Guest Writers Series (GWS) with the University of Utah Department of English and Creative Writing Program. A monthly series, scheduled on Thursday evenings, brings in contemporary writers from across the county. The public readings at the Art Barn, 54 Finch Lane, are free and followed by a reception for meeting the writers. On the Friday following each reading, the authors participate in a public, informal lunchtime conversation from noon to 1:30 pm, also at the Art Barn. Call 801.596.5000 for details.
The readings begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by a reception for the authors. A lunchtime conversation is scheduled the next day at the Art Barn from noon to 1:00 p.m. all events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 801.596.5000
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2014
PROSE WRITER JEN BERVIN
Finch Lane Gallery, Art Barn (1320 East 100 South)
Jen Bervin's work brings together text and textile in a practice that encompasses poetry, archival research, artist books, and large-scale art works. Her books include The Gorgeous Nothings, The Dickinson Composites, The Desert, and Nets. Her work has been published in I'll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women, The Sonnets: Translating and Rewriting Shakespeare, Figuring Color, Against Expression, La Familia Americana, and is forthcoming in Mel Chin's Funk & Wag from A to Z and Re-print. Bervin has received fellowships in art and writing from Creative Capital, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, The New York Foundation for the Arts, Centrum, The MacDowell Colony, Visual Studies Workshop, The Center for Book Arts, and The Camargo Foundation. Her work is included in the traveling exhibition Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art and is in more than thirty collections including The J. Paul Getty Museum.