Poet Jacqueline Osherow visited Smith

Osherow’s poems explore “Jewishness,” often with humor and an intimate tone. Friday, November 7, 2008. Smith College Poetry Center, Wright Hall.

Poet, Jaqueline Osherow


  Friday, November 7, 2008
12 Noon Poetry Reading
Poetry Center, Wright Hall

Osherow's reading is sponsored by the Smith College Poetry Center, the Program in Jewish Studies, and the Office of the Jewish Camplain. The event is free, open to the public, and wheel-chair accessible.

For more information, visit the Poetry Center's website, or email Justin Cammy jcammy@email.smith.edu, director of Jewish Studies.

The Hoopoe's Crown
by Jacqueline Osherow



Author of five books of poems, most recently The Hoopoe’s Crown, Osherow has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and Ingram Merrill Foundations, among other prizes and awards. She is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Utah.

Search the Five College Library Catalog by author for <Jacqueline Osherow> for books.

For more resources, visit the Libraries' Jewish Studies subject page, or English subject page.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.


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Biographical Information

Biography in Context
Includes a profile of the author's life and works from Contemporary Authors Online, updated 2006.

Online Texts

Expanded Academic Index
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