15th Annual Rylands Poetry Reading with Jorie Graham
|Starts:||18:00 23 Nov 2017|
|Ends:||19:30 23 Nov 2017|
|What is it:||Literature Live|
|Organiser:||The John Rylands Library|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Current University students, General public|
This year’s 15th Rylands reading will be given by Jorie Graham.
Jorie Graham is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including From the New World: Poems 1976-2014, Place, which won the Forward Prize in 2012, and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, winner of the 1996 Pulitzer prize for Poetry. Her other poetry collections include Sea Change, Overlord, Never, Swarm, The Errancy, Materialism, Region of Unlikeness, The End of Beauty, Erosion, and Hybrids of Plants and Ghosts. She served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1997 to 2003 and has also edited two anthologies, Earth Took of Earth: 100 Great Poems of the English Language and Best American Poetry 1990.
She is the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University, the first woman to be awarded the position.
The event begins with a drinks reception from 5.15pm, followed by the poetry reading at 6pm.
This is a FREE event – but booking is essential as places are limited.
Reserve your place via Eventbrite: http://ow.ly/dDbp30fi7S6
Travel and Contact Information
John Rylands University Library, Deansgate