Mario Chard - Cedar City


Mario Chard

Mario Chard

Sep 26, 2019, 7:00 pm

Author

Mario Chard

Book Title

Land of Fire

City

Cedar City

Southwest Region

Venue

Art Works Gallery
16 N 100 W
Cedar City , UT 84720-2558
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Description

Poet Mario Chard visits Artisans Gallery on Thursday, September 26th at 7:00 PM. Chard is the author of the collection Land of Fire.

Mario Chard was born in northern Utah. The son of an Argentine immigrant mother and an American father, he was educated at Weber State University (BA) and Purdue University (MFA). From 2011-2013, he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University.

He is the author of Land of Fire (Tupelo Press, 2018), selected by Robert Pinsky for the 2016 Dorset Prize, named a 2018 Notable Debut by Poets & Writers Magazine, and chosen as the winner of the 2019 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry.

His poems and essays have appeared in the The New Yorker, Poetry, Boston Review, and elsewhere, and have been honored with various awards, including the “Discovery” Poetry Prize. He teaches in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives with his wife and sons.

This event is made possible with support from Sugar House Review, Southern Utah University, and Utah Humanities.

Genre

Poetry

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