Noah Blaustein Poetry Reading Feb. 2

NoahBlaustein-portraitAward-winning writer Noah Blaustein will read excerpts from his poetry as part of his tour on the Georgia Poetry Circuit on Monday, Feb. 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Banks Recital Hall at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on the Gainesville historic campus. After the reading, Blaustein will follow up with a Q & A session at Brenau’s Writing Center in the Trustee Library at 3:30 p.m.

Blaustein’s first book of poems, “Flirt,” was selected by Kevin Prufer for the 2013 Mary Buritt Christiansen poetry series, and the anthology he edited, “Motion: American Sports Poems,” was an Editor’s Pick of National Public Radio and a Librarian’s Pick of the New York Public Library. He has published poems in Zyzzyva, the Massachusetts Review, the Harvard Review, Barrow Street, Poetry Daily, The Fish Anthology, Orion, Pleiades and many other journals. He lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife and kids.

For more information about the Georgia Poetry Circuit, visit or call 770-534-6195.