Chapman University, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English would like to invite you to the 2011 Tabula Poetica series event "Are We There Yet?: The Use and Abuse of Place Names for Poetic Effect, on Tuesday, November 8 with Tom Zoellner.
Tom Zoellner’s forthcoming book is "A Safeway in Arizona: What the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Tells Us About the Grand Canyon State and Life in America" (Viking). He is also the author of "Uranium: War, Energy and the Rock That Shaped the World," which won the Science Writing Award of the American Institute of Physics, and "The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit and Desire." He has worked as a contributing editor for Men’s Health magazine and as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. Tom Zoellner, a creative nonfiction writer and journalist, joins the English Department of Chapman University this year.
All poetry talks will begin at 1 p.m. in the Wilkinson Chapel and readings will being at 7 p.m. in Henley Room in Leatherby Libraries. These events are free and open ot the public. This series is sponsored by the Department of English, Leatherby Libraries, Department of History, Conservatory of Music and supported by Poets & Writers, Inc.