University of Portland
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Poet Lilah Hegnauer '04 to read from her work at the University of Portland on March 31

Poet and author Lilah Hegnauer will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31 in Buckley Center room 163 on the University of Portland campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Her reading is free and open to the public.

Hegnauer, a 2004 graduate of the University of Portland, is the author of two books of poetry: Pantry, winner of the 2013 New Southern Voices Poetry Prize, and Dark Under Kiganda Stars. She holds a master of fine arts from the University of Virginia and teaches at James Madison University and the University of Virginia. She is the 2014 recipient of the Amy Clampitt Residency in Lenox, Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Kenyon Review, FIELD, and other publications.

Hegnauer’s reading is part of the University of Portland English department’s 2013-2014 Readings and Lecture Series. For more information contact the English department at 503-943-7264 or

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