About this Event
141 East College Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
Allison Adelle Hedge Coke’s most recent honors include 2021 Texas Institute of Letters induction, the 2021 AWP George Garrett Award, a 2021-2022 Legacy Artist Fellowship from the California Arts Council, and the 2022-2023 UCR Dean’s Mellon Professorship. An American Book Award winning author and former Library of Congress Witter Bynner Fellow, she is a Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing for the University of California Riverside, where she directs UCR Writers Week Festival and is affiliated faculty (narrative medicine) for the UCR School of Medicine. Her eighth authored book is Look at This Blue (Coffee House Press, 2022) and tenth edited book is Effigies III. The Agnes Scott Department of English and the Georgia Poetry Circuit are pleased to host Ms. Hedge Coke for this free event, made possible by the James T. and Ella Rather Kirk Fund.