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Summer Faculty Reading and Artist Talk: Major Jackson, Paul Lisicky and Joanne Dugan

Monday, July 18, 2022
6 PM

Join us for a summer faculty reading and artist talk with Major Jackson, Paul Lisicky, and Joanne Dugan.

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Major Jackson is the author of five volumes of poetry, most recently The Absurd Man (2020), and a collection of essays, A Beat Beyond: The Selected Prose of Major Jackson. He is the guest editor of Best American Poetry 2019. A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts, Jackson has published poems and essays in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Orion Magazine, Paris Review, Ploughshares and Poetry London. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. He serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.

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Paul Lisicky is the author of six books, including Later: My Life at the Edge of the World (an NPR Best Book of 2020) and The Narrow Door (a New York Times Editors’ Choice and finalist for the Randy Shilts Award). His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Conjunctions, The Cut, Fence, The New York Times, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. His awards include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, The NEA, and the Fine Arts Work Center, where he has served on the Writing Committee since 2000. He is currently the director of the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden, where he is an Associate Professor and editor of StoryQuarterly. He lives in Brooklyn. He recently completed his next book, The Inner Anton of Me.

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Joanne Dugan is a NYC-based visual artist/photographer who summered on Cape Cod as a child. Her work has been exhibited in the US, Europe, and Japan and featured in The New York Times T Magazine and The Harvard Review. Her work has been published in 7 text/image books, including 2 fine-art monographs. She is on the faculty at the International Center of Photography and represented at Black Box Projects (London), Marlborough Gallery (NYC) and Kopeikin (LA).

All readings and artist talks are held in the Stanley Kunitz Common Room, unless otherwise noted. Our annual summer exhibition, Density’s Glitch, is on view through August 28, 2022 in our Hudson D. Walker Gallery. Both venues are located at 24 Pearl Street in Provincetown.

Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 11 AM – 3 PM / Friday and Saturday, Noon – 5 PM

We require all students, faculty, staff, and guests to wear a mask when indoors at the Work Center.



The Stanley Kunitz Common Room and the Hudson D. Walker Gallery are accessible facilities in compliance with ADA guidelines.


 If  you require assistance to access these venues, please call the Fine Arts Work Center at 508-487-9960 ext. 101 in advance of your visit.