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Reference Works: Poetry Reading and Talk

Past Series, Poets at SOF/Heyman

dateFebruary 4, 2014 timeTuesday, 6:15pm EST location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
  • Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • Public Books
  • The Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Reading Series
Painting of stack of pink books

Poets talk about the scholarly resources that inspire them, including poetry anthologies, rhyming dictionaries, standard dictionaries, handbooks of poetic forms, and other resources, such as the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (the latest edition of which was published in 2013).

Participants include
--Dorothea Lasky, Assistant Professor in the School of the Arts at Columbia University
--Tan Lin, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at New Jersey City University
--Nada Gordon, Instructor of English at Pratt Institute
--Bob Perelman, Professor of English at University of Pennsylvania
--Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Associate Professor of English at State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Co-sponsored by Public Books.