Poetry at Beinecke Library

Reading: Devin Johnston & Anna Moschovakis

Posted in Announcements, Poetry at Yale, Readings at Beinecke, Readings at Yale, Readings in New Haven by beineckepoetry on October 29, 2012

 

              

Devin Johnston & Anna Moschovakis, Poetry Reading
Monday, November 5, 4:00 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu

Devin Johnston is the author of several collections of poetry, including Sources (2008), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award,Aversions (2004) and Telepathy (2001). His prose writing includes the critical study Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice (2002) and Creaturely and Other Essays (2009). A former poetry editor for the Chicago Review from 1995-2000, Johnston co-founded, and co-edits, Flood Editions with Michael O’Leary. He lives in St. Louis and teaches at Saint Louis University.

Poet, translator, and editor Anna Moschovakis is the author of two books of poetry, You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake (Coffee House Press, 2011), winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone (Turtle Point Press, 2006). Her translations from the French include Albert Cossery’s The Jokers (New York Review Books, 2010), Annie Ernaux’s The Possession (Seven Stories Press, 2008), and Georges Simenon’sThe Engagement (New York Review Books, 2007). Her awards include fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Fund for Poetry, and a translation fellowship from Le Centre National du Livre. Since 2002, Moschovakis has been a member of the publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse, in the capacity of editor, designer, administrator, and printer. She currently teaches at the Pratt Institute and at Milton Avery Graduate School for the Arts at Bard College. 

 

 

Yale College Poets Reading

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Poet Jean Valentine Reading

Posted in Announcements, Poetry at Yale, Readings at Beinecke, Readings at Yale, Readings in New Haven by beineckepoetry on September 22, 2010

Jean Valentine, Poetry Reading
Wednesday, September 29th, 4:00 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series

Jean Valentine won the Yale Younger Poets Award for her first book, Dream Barker, in 1965; her tenth and most recent book of poetry, Little Boat, was published in 2007. In 2004, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965 – 2003, was the winner of the National Book Award for Poetry. A chapbook, Lucy, was published by Sarabande Books in 2009. A new collection, Break the Glass, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Books. She was awarded the 2009 Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets; she has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and awards from the NEA, The Bunting Institute, The Rockefeller Foundation, The New York Council for the Arts, and The New York Foundation for the Arts. For more information visit http://www.jeanvalentine.com/home.html. For more information contact nancy.kuhl@yale.edu.

Fall 2006 Readings at Yale University

Posted in Poetry at Yale, Readings at Beinecke, Readings at Yale, Readings in New Haven by beineckepoetry on August 23, 2006

Katharine Weber, Fiction Reading
Tuesday, September 12, 4 pm
Slifka Center, 80 Wall Street
Contact: http://www.yale.edu/slifka/index.html

John Ashbery, Poetry Reading
Wednesday, September 20th, 4 pm
Battell Chapel, Corner of College & Elm Streets
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu

Henri Cole, Poetry Reading
Monday, September 25th, 6 pm
Saint Anthony’s Hall, Corner of College and Wall Streets
Cosponsored by the Department of English &
The Yale Review
Contact: susan.bianconi@yale.edu

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, Reading & Conversation
Thursday, September 28th, Time TBA
Location TBA
Francis Conversations with Writers & Editors Series
Contact: clare.schlegel@yale.edu

Nikky Finney, Poetry Reading
Thursday, October 5th, 4:15 pm
Divinity Bookstore, 409 Prospect Street
Literature & Spirituality Series
Contact: Yale Institute of Sacred Music
http://www.yale.edu/ism

Yale University Creative Writing Faculty Reading
Amy Bloom, John Crowley, Anne Fadiman,
Louise Glück, John Hollander,
Donald Margulies, J.D. McClatchy,
& Fred Strebeigh
Monday, October 9th, 7 pm
Location TBA
Sponsored by the Department of English
Contact: susan.bianconi@yale.edu

Fanny Howe, Poetry Reading
Wednesday, October 18th, 4 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu

John McPhee, Reading
Thursday, November 2nd, 7:30 pm
Location TBA
John Christophe Schlesinger Visiting Writer Fund
Contact: susan.bianconi@yale.edu

Franz Wright, Poetry Reading
Thursday, November 2nd, 4:15 pm
Divinity Bookstore, 409 Prospect Street
Literature & Spirituality Series
Contact: Yale Institute of Sacred Music
http://www.yale.edu/ism

Ian McEwan, Reading
Wednesday, November 8th, 7 pm
Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street
John Christophe Schlesinger Visiting Writer Fund
Contact: susan.bianconi@yale.edu

Natasha Trethewey, Poetry Reading
Wednesday, November 8th, 4 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Cosponsored by
the Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
& the African American Studies Department
Contact: nancy.kuhl@yale.edu

Juliana Gray & Jeffrey Harrison, Poetry Reading
Thursday, November 9th, 6 pm
Location TBA
Graduate Poets Reading Series
Contact: susannah.hollister@yale.edu

 

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