Clark College welcomes prize-winning poet Matthew Dickman to “Columbia Writer Series” Nov. 30

The Clark College Columbia Writers Series launches its 2012-2013 season with prize-winning poet Matthew Dickman on Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Penguin Student Lounge, located in the Penguin Union Building. The event is free and open to the public. Dickman’s first full-length collection, All American Poem, won the 2008 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize in Poetry. He is also the author of two chapbooks: Amigos (Q Ave. Press, 2007), and Something About a Black Scarf (Azul Press, 2008). His second collection – Mayakovsky’s Revolver (W.W. Norton & Co.) was published in Oct. 2012. The Columbia Writers Series was launched at Clark College in 1988, bringing local, national and international authors to the college and the region. Information about the Columbia Writers Series is available at