Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Austin Segrest

Third Thursday Poetry Series Presents Austin Segrest

The public is invited to the Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill, featuring Austin Segrest, on Thursday, January 19 at 6 PM. Refreshments and book sales will be available at 6 PM; the reading will begin at 6:30 PM.

Originally from Alabama, Austin Segrest holds a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing (Poetry) from The University of Missouri (2014) and an MFA from Georgia State University (2009). Austin has received fellowships from Ucross Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center, the Sewanee Writers' Conference, and the NEH. A former poetry editor of The Missouri Review, Austin currently teaches at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. Austin's poetry collection, Door to Remain, won the Vassar Miller Prize and was published by UNT Press in 2022. His poems can be found in POETRY, The Yale ReviewThe Threepenny ReviewEcotone, The CommonNew England Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals. His essays on poetry can be found in APRPoetry Northwest, 32 PoemsSouthern Humanities ReviewOn the Seawall, and Pleiades.

The Third Thursday Poetry Series at Pebble Hill is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & HumanitiesDepartment of English, and Southern Humanities Review in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University; the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University; and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

The Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill is located at 101 S. Debardeleben Street in Auburn.

Last Updated: January 17, 2023