At this event, we’re celebrating new books by Rae Armantrout and Graham Foust. Come out to hear incredible poems from these two highly anticipated collections!
Rae Armantrout’s most recent books, Versed, Money Shot, Just Saying, Itself, Partly: New and Selected Poems, and Entanglements, (a chapbook selection of poems in conversation with physics), were published by Wesleyan University Press. In 2010 her book Versed won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals including Poetry, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Yorker, Bomb, The Paris Review, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology, The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, etc. Her books have appeared in Spanish, French, Italian, and German editions. She is recently retired from UC San Diego where she was professor of poetry and poetics. A new book, Wobble, is forthcoming from Wesleyan in September of 2018.
Graham Foust is the author of seven books of poems, including Necessary Stranger, a finalist for the 2007 Northern California Book Award, and To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems, a finalist for the 2014 Believer Poetry Award. His poems, essays, translations, and reviews have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The Nation, Conjunctions, TriQuart