Wednesday, October 8th at Tishman Lecture Hall
April Bernard is a novelist, poet, and essayist. Her first novel, Pirate Jenny, was published in 1990, and a second novel, Miss Fuller, was published by the Steerforth Press in 2012. Her poetry collections include Romanticism, Blackbird Bye Bye, Psalms, and Swan Electric. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New Republic, The Nation, and Slate. Her honors include a Guggenheim award, the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, a Whitney Humanities Fellowship at Yale University, a Sidney Harman Fellowship, and the Stover Prize. She is Director of Creative Writing at Skidmore College and is on the faculty of the Bennington MFA Writing Seminars.
For more information: http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/april-bernard