Award-winning poet and playwright Ariana Reines will be featured during a reception and poetry reading at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at Wichita State’s Ulrich Museum of Art. Reines is one of the most dynamic and original voices in contemporary poetry, and she is WSU’s 2022 Distinguished Visiting Poet. Her books include “The Cow, Coeur De Lion, and Mercury,” the Obie-winning play “Telephone,” and “A Sand Book (2020),” which won the Kingsley Tufts Prize and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Reines has created performances and art projects for the Whitney Museum, Works & Process at the Guggenheim and Stuart Shave/Modern Art. She’s also taught poetry at Columbia University, Yale University, New York University, and the University of California at Berkeley. She created Invisible College, an anti-institutional project for poetry and the arts. The event takes place at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Join us for a reception at 5:30pm. The poetry reading will begin at 6 p.m. Writing Now/Reading Now is cosponsored by the WSU Department of English, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Watermark Books & Café, and the Ulrich Museum of Art.