HAYS, KS -- Fort Hays State University's Department of English will sponsor a poetry reading by A.J. Rathbun at 8 p.m. Monday, April 8, in Rarick Hall, room 301.
Rathbun is the author of Want, published in Spring 2001 by the Creative Arts Book Company/ZYZZYVA.
He earned an undergraduate degree from Kansas State University in 1993 and an MFA from Western Michigan University in 1996.
Rathbun's poems have been published in a variety of national magazines, including Crazyhorse, Fox Cry Review, Gulf Coast, The Poetry Miscellany, and The Sonora Review.
He currently lives in Seattle and is co-editor of LitRag, a literary journal based out of Seattle, which has an online component at www.litrag.com.
For more information on the poetry reading contact Dr. John Kerrigan, assistant professor of English, by phone at (785) 628-5376.