OSWEGO -- Lewis Turco, emeritus professor of English
writing arts at SUNY Oswego, will give a reading and debut his latest
book at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, in Penfield Library's Lake Effect
Cafe on campus.
Turco will read from his latest books, "A Sheaf of
Leaves: Literary Memoirs" and "The Book of Dialogue." Inaugural copies
of a new book from Star Cloud Press, a "festschrift" that celebrates
Turco's life and works, can be found at the event.
Turco was the founding director of both the
Cleveland State University Poetry Center and the SUNY Oswego writing
arts program. He is an award-winning author of more than 40 books,
including "The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics," "Visions and
Revisions of American Poetry" and "A Book of Fears." Turco retired from
Oswego in 1996 after 31 years of teaching.
There is no admission fee to attend the reading, and
the public is invited. Refreshments will be available.
For more information about the event, call 312-2595.