Join us for a thrilling reading and conversation with poets and biographers Peter Filkins (author of Water/Music and H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds) and Rosanna Warren (author of So Forth and Max Jacob: A Life in Art and Letters).
Peter Filkins is the Richard B. Fisher Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Bard College at Simon's Rock and a visiting professor of literature at Bard College. He is the author of four other books of poems: What She Knew, After Homer, Augustine's Vision, and The View We're Granted, as well as numerous translations and a biography, H. G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds.
Rosanna Warren is the Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry, Departure, and Ghost in a Red Hat. She has been awarded the Sara Teasdale Prize for Poetry, three Pushcart Prizes, the Readers’ Digest Award and the recipient of awards from the American Academy of Arts & Letters (Award of Merit in Poetry and the Witter Bynner Prize), the Academy of American Poets (Lamont Poetry Prize and the Lavan Younger Poets Prize), the Lila Wallace Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the New England Poetry Club (May Sarton Prize) and the Nation Discovery Award. She was a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1999 to 2005, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.
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