Dickey will read from his newest work, Wires Over the Homeplace, a collection of poetry. He is the author of two previous collections, They Say This is How Death Came Into the World and What Wisconsin Took. Dickey has also written several one-act plays and one full-length play, The Good News According to St. Dude. Besides writing, Dickey teaches philosophy at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, NE.
Dickey will read from his work at 8 p.m. in the Governors Room of the Overman Student Center. The event is free and open to the public. Following the reading, there will be a reception in the Heritage Room of the student center, where Dickey’s books will be available for purchase.
The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the PSU English Department and the Student Fee Council.