LOCK HAVEN – The President’s Commission on Faculty, Administration, Students and Staff of Color will welcome award-winning author and poet Rigoberto González to Lock Haven University for a professional reading and meet-and-greet.
Gonzalez will be on campus from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the PUB’s Multi-Purpose Room. González is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose. His most recent title is the poetry volume Unpeopled Eden.
He is the recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, winner of the American Book Award, The Poetry Center Book Award, The Shelley Memorial Award of The Poetry Society of America and a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
Gonzalez is a contributing editor for Poets & Writers Magazine, on the executive board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle and an associate professor of English at Rutgers-Newark, the State University of New Jersey.