Noted Author to Speak at Texas Tech

Los Angeles Time Book Award in Poetry finalist Thom Satterlee reads from his book 'Burning Wyclif.'

DATE: March 21, 2007
CONTACT: Sally Logue Post,
(806) 742-2136

Noted Author Speaks at Texas Tech

WHAT: Reading and book signing by Thom Satterlee

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 27)

WHERE: English Building, room 001

EVENT: Thom Satterlee, author of "Burning Wyclif," will do a reading from his book. Published by Texas Tech University Press, the book is a series of poems looking at the life, death and struggles of John Wyclif, an English theologian and early proponent of reform in the Catholic Church during the 14th century.

The book is a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in Poetry, has been named a 2007 ALA Notable Book and has won the Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry.

The reading is open to the public. Admission is free, and books will be available beginning at 7 p.m.

Satterlee is currently an assistant professor of English at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. His poetry has appeared in several publications including "Alaska Quarterly," "Image" and "Southwest Review."

CONTACT: Dee Bruce, marketing manager, Texas Tech University Press, (806) 742-2982.