Award winning author Lynn Powell will read from her work and discuss writing on Thursday, Nov. 16, as part of the Writers@Grinnell series at Grinnell College. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 8 p.m. in the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center, Room 101. In addition, Powell will lead a roundtable discussion, which is free and open to the public at 4:15 p.m. November 16 in Rosenfield Center, Room 209. Lynn Powell is the author of three books of poetry, including Season of the Second Thought, winner of the 2017 Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. Her poems have been published in many journals, including Poetry, The Georgia Review, and The Paris Review, and anthologized in 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day and The Norton Introduction to Literature. Her book of nonfiction, Framing Innocence, won the Studs and Ida Terkel Award from The New Press. Her other honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Powell teaches in the creative writing program at Oberlin College, where she is the director of Oberlin WITS (Writers-in-the-Schools). Grinnell College welcomes the participation of people with disabilities. Accommodation requests may be made to Conference Operations. The College welcomes the presence of minors at all age-appropriate public events and for informal visits, with the understanding that a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult assumes full responsibility for their child’s safety and behavior during such visits or events. In these cases, the College expects that an adult responsible for the visiting child takes measures to ensure the child’s safety and sees that the child complies with directions of College personnel. Grinnell College is not responsible for supervision of minors on campus.