Join us for a night of poetry featuring Rae Armantrout and Ron Silliman!
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.
This year’s crop of Ron Silliman projects includes Five Poems I Did Not Write from Happy Monks Press of Wilmington, NC and The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Letters: Selected 1970s Correspondence of Bruce Andrews, Charles Bernstein and Ron Silliman, forthcoming from U of New Mexico Press (Matthew Hofer & Michael Golston, editors). He lives near Valley Forge and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.