Poet Michael Collier reading at Marymount University on Wednesday

Poet Michael Collier will give a reading and discuss his craft from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 in the Lee Reception Room of the Barry Gallery in the Reinsch Library, Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road. The event is free and open to the public.

Collier, a professor of creative writing at the University of Maryland, College Park, is the author of six collections of poetry, including “The Ledge,” a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His most recent work is “An Individual History.”

He has received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was the poet laureate of Maryland from 2001-2004 and serves as director of the Bread Loaf Conferences.

For more information, contact Kirsten Porter via email.