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Marietta College is Asking, What is Poetry For?

Posted on: 03/20/2017
By  Brett Wharff and Stephanie Sayre
 
Marietta College is asking the question, "What is poetry for - and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images?
 
Poet and essayist Lia Purpura explores this subject in eight collections of poems and essays.  She will also share parts of her work in a public reading at 7pm on Friday, March 31st. 
 
The event will take place in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
 
The author will sign copies of her book after the reading.  The event, which is sponsored by the Marietta College English Department is free and open to the public.
 
For more information, call (740-376-4657.

Psychology Department at MC wins Psychology Jeopardy

Seven Marietta College Students have competed and one for the sixth time in seven years at the State Psychology Conference.

 

Drug Take Back Day Set For April 29th

Drug Take Back day is tomorrow and the Sheriff's Department will be collecting unused prescription drugs across Washington County.

 
Scoreboard for Sunday, April 30, 2017
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