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Award-winning poet Jeramy Dodds to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Author: Communications

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

Category: UNB Saint John

Award-winning poet and UNB Writer-in-Residence Jeramy Dodds will read from, The Poetic Edda on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.

Jeramy Dodds is an accomplished poet, translator, editor and research archaeologist, with a Masters degree in Medieval Icelandic Studies and an undergraduate degree in Literature and Anthropology. He won the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for young writers in 2006 and the CBC Literary Award for his poetry in 2007. His poems have been translated into Latvian, Hungarian, Finnish, French, Swedish, Icelandic and German. Dodds’s first collection of poems, Crabwise to the Hounds, won the Trillium Book Award for poetry and was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize and the Gerald Lampert Award.

The reading is hosted by the Lorenzo Reading Series and supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

For more information contact Alison Hughes at (506) 654-3753 or email aehughes@unb.ca.

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