FEATURE | July 1, 2003
A Reading by Joshua
In May of 2003, Joshua Poteat came to the Virginia Commonwealth University
campus to read the seven poems published in this issue of Blackbird.
Poteat graduated from the VCU MFA Program in Creative Writing in 1997
and since that time has won awards from
American Literary Review, Nebraska Review, Marlboro
Review, Columbia, Bellingham Review, Yemassee, Lullwater
Review, and Universities West Press. In 2001 he was the Summer
Writer-in-Residence at the University of Arizona's Poetry Center.