Scott Cairns will read on Tuesday, April 3rd 7:30PM @ Hot Corner
The Georgia Poetry Circuit and The Georgia Review Present: Scott Cairns in Athens Award-winning poet Scott Cairns will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Hot Corner Café (Washington and Hull, downtown Athens). Cairns' visit is sponsored by the Georgia Poetry Circuit and by The Georgia Review, the circuit's Athens coordinator. Scott Cairns was born in Tacoma, Washington, in 1954. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1990. Cairns' spiritual memoir, Short Trip to the Edge, (HarperSanFrancisco) and a collection of adaptations and translations, Love's Immensity: Mystics on the Endless Life (Paraclete Press), will both appear in 2007. Recent poetry collections include Compass of Affection: Poems New and Selected (Paraclete Press, 2006), Philokalia (Zoo Press, 2002), and Recovered Body (Braziller, 1998). Cairns has published poems in such journals as Poetry, Atlantic Monthly, and Paris Review. Cairns received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2006. He is Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Missouri-Columbia.