2011 Rose Garden Poetry Reading

2011 Rose Garden Poetry Reading
Susan Howe and Elizabeth Willis
Saturday, June 18, 1 o’clock
The Pond House, Elizabeth Park (Hartford CT)

Part of the ‘Rose Festival Weekend’ celebrations.

Elizabeth Willis is the Shapiro-Silverberg Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Wesleyan Univesity. She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Address and Meteoric Flowers, both from Wesleyan University Press. She is a scholar of the poetry of Lorine Niedecker.

Susan Howe received the 2011 Bollingen Prize in Poetry. She is the author of many books of poetry and criticism including her new volume That This and her well-known study My Emily Dickinson which received the American Book Award in 1986. She is a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets and before her retirement, she held the Samuel P. Capen Chair of Poetry and the Humanities at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she has been a long time resident of Guilford, Connecticut.

Free event.

Sponsored by The Friends & Enemies of Wallace Stevens

Friends of Elizabeth Park and Rose Festival Weekend

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