Writers-in-Residence Sunday Readings: Charlotte Matthews and Philip Metres
Prior to their Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops, the week’s poet- and prose writer-in-residence give public readings of their work, followed by Q-and-A. Week Five's writers in residence are Charlotte Matthews and Philip Metres. More information on Writers’ Center workshops available at learn.chq.org. Charlotte Matthews' works include a novel, The Collapsible Mannequin, a memoir, Comes with Furniture and People (2019) and three poetry collections. Recipient of The Adele F. Robertson Award for Excellence in Teaching, she is Associate Professor at The University of Virginia. She lives near Charlottesville Virginia with her husband, her two teenage children and an opinionated black lab. Philip Metres is the author of ten books, including Shrapnel Maps (Copper Canyon 2020), Sand Opera (Alice James 2015), and The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (2018). Awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lannan Fellowship, three Arab American Book Awards, two NEAs, and the Adrienne Rich Award, he is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.