Campus News 2013

For Immediate Release
February 20, 2013

Poet Christian Wiman to host public reading on Schreiner Campus

Weir & Nell Labatt Lecture

A public poetry reading by Christian Wiman, editor of Poetry Magazine, will start at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20 in ballroom three in the Floyd & Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center on Schreiner campus.

This event is part of the Weir and Nell Labatt Distinguished Lecture Endowment series.

Wiman, editor of Poetry Magazine since 2003, also is the author of two collections of essays and four books of poetry. After growing up in Texas, he graduated from Washington and Lee University, and has taught numerous courses at Stanford, Yale, Northwestern and the Prague School of Economics.

The Labatt Speaker Series is sponsored by the Center for Innovative Learning at Schreiner University and are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Charlie McCormick at 792-7371 or, or visit the Schreiner website at