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Levis Reading Prize Night



Grace Street Theater
934 West Grace Street, Richmond, Va. 23284


Sandra Lim, winner of the 2015 Levis Reading Prize for The Wilderness, reads from her book and then participates in a question-and-answer session with the audience. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will be followed by a book sale and signing.

The event is free and open to the public, but please register. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street, and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call Gregory Kimbrell, events and programs coordinator, at (804) 828-0593 prior to Oct. 3.


The events is sponsored by the VCU Department of English, VCU Libraries, Barnes & Noble @ VCU Bookstore and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, with additional funding provided by the family of Larry Levis.

About the Prize

To read more about the prize, see the VCU Department of English Website.

About the Author

Sandra Lim is the author of the poetry collections The Wilderness (W.W. Norton, 2014), selected by Louise Glück as winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Loveliest Grotesque (Kore Press, 2006), winner of the 2006 Kore Press First Book Award for Poetry. Her poems and essays have recently appeared in Boston Review, Guernica, VOLT, MiPOesias and the 2015 edition of the Pushcart Prize. She is a recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center and the Getty Research Institute and is an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Image: Sandra Lim, by Young Suh


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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