The University of Evansville’s Department of Creative Writing welcomes author Brooks Rexroat as the featured speaker for UE’s Coffee Hour on Friday, February 22. The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.
After earning an MFA in Creative Prose from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Rexroat embarked on a journey in higher education that has included teaching opportunities at open enrollment community colleges, regional public universities, and rigorous private liberal arts colleges. He is now based at Brescia University in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Rexroat was a 2016-17 Fulbright US Teaching and Research Scholar at Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University in Siberia, Russia, and a 2014 Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Fellow in Cassis, France. In 2010, he was named a Southern Illinois University Department of Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Research Fellow in Galway, Ireland.