Ed note: We're taking a much needed break to enjoy the remaining days of summer. We'll be back on September 8th. Meanwhile, we hope to see you at these events:
An Evening with Edward Hirsch.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.
66 W 12th Street
Room A510 New York, NY 10011
Edward Hirsch is the author of, most recently, A Poet’s Glossary (Houghton Mifflin, 2014) and Gabriel: A Poem (Knopf, 2014). His first collection of poems, For the Sleepwalkers, was published in 1981 and went on to receive the Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets and the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York University. Wild Gratitude (1986), his second collection, received the National Book Critics Circle Award. Hirsch has won an Academy of Arts and Letters Award, an Ingram Merrill Foundation Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award, the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has been a professor of English at Wayne State University and the University of Houston. Hirsch is currently the president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In 2008, he was elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator and professor, the School of Writing.
September 18, 7:00 PM
The Auditorium at 66 W 12th Street
New York, NY 10011
Series editor and School of Writing professor David Lehman joins contributors to The Best American Poetry 2014 to launch the 27th edition of this acclaimed annual anthology.
Readers will include Lucie Brock-Broido, Mark Doty, Joel Dias-Porter, Natalie Diaz, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Cornelius Eady, Ross Gay, Le Hinton, Major Jackson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Hailey Leithauser, Frannie Lindsay, Cate Marvin, Shara McCallum, Valzhyna Mort, Eileen Myles, D. Nurkse, Sharon Olds, Greg Pardlo, Roger Reeves, Patrick Rosal, Jon Sands, Jane Springer, Afaa Michael Weaver, and Rachel Zucker.
Free, no tickets required.
Both events sponsored by the New School School of Writing.
Books will be for sale.