Lucia Perillo

Saint Martin’s University welcomed MacArthur fellow and poet Lucia Perillo to campus on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 in the O’Grady Library Reading Room. Student members of Saint Martin’s Sigma Tau Delta chapter, the International English Honor Society sponsored the event. Perillo found out she was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for poetry this year the day before the event! Perillo, a native of Olympia, Washington, taught in the English Department at Saint Martin’s and was a former director of the Writing Center. She has also taught at Syracuse University, Warren Wilson College, and Southern Illinois University.

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