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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.

Corn Picker Fire in Washington County

A small fire began today in a corn field in Washington County. Crews arrived however the fire was put out with Gatorade.

 

Boil Advisory For East Spring Street in Marietta

East Spring Street between Colgate Drive and Vine street are under a boil advisory.

 
Scoreboard for Saturday, December 16, 2017
  • NBA

    Utah Jazz

    100

    Cleveland Cavaliers

    109

    NCAAM

    Ohio

    96

    Marshall

    99

    Appalachian State

    67

    Ohio State

    80

  • NCAAW

    Wilmington

    72

    Marietta College

    87