Sarah Messer and Rick Barot Reading — Wednesday, October 28th

Wendesday, October 28th in Tishman Lecture Hall

Sarah Messer is the author of two poetry collections, a history/memoir, and a book of translations. She runs One Pause Poetry (onepausepoetry.org) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Rick Barot is the poetry editor of New England Review. His third collection of poems, Chord, will be published by Sarabande in 2015.

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Sarah Messer

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Dorothea Lasky Reading — Wednesday, October 14th

Wednesday, October 14th in Tishman Lecture Hall

Author of Thunderbird, Black Life, and AWE, and editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry, Missouri-born Dorothea Lasky is an assistant professor of poetry at Columbia University. Her poetry has appeared in Paris Review, Poetry, and the Boston Review. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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To learn more visit her website.

Nami Mun Reading — Wednesday, October 7th

Wednesday, October 7th in the Franklin Common Room

Nami Mun, author of Miles from Nowhere (2009), will read from her work. Her stories have been published in The New York Times, Granta, Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Iowa Review, and others. Nami graduated from UC Berkeley, received her master’s from University of Michigan, and has garnered fellowships from Yaddo, MacDowell, Bread Loaf, and Tin House.

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To learn more visit her website.

Claudia Rankine Reading — Wednesday, April 1st

Wednesday, April 1st in Tishman Lecture Hall

Claudia Rankine is the author of five collections of poetry, a play, numerous video collaborations, and is the editor of several anthologies. Rankine’s critically acclaimed book, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf, 2014), a book-length poem about race and the imagination, was a finalist for the National Book Award and was selected as an NPR Best Book of 2014, and is a New York Times bestseller. In 2014, Rankine was awarded the Poets & Writers’ Jackson Poetry Prize, awarded to an American poet of exceptional talent who deserves wider recognition.

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To learn more visit her website.