Saturday, May 10, 2008
Calendar Alert: Alicia Ostriker, Brattleboro VT, 5/15
[press release] MACDOWELL COLONY POET, NATIONAL BOOK FINALIST TO READ AT BROOKS: Alicia Ostriker, a major American poet and critic, will read from her works on Thursday, May 15, at 7 PM, in the Main Reading room. Ms. Ostriker has published eleven volumes of poetry, including The Volcano Sequence and No Heaven. Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, Paris Review, Yale Review, Ontario Review, The Nation, and many other journals and anthologies. Twice a National Book Award finalist, she has also received awards from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, the Poetry Society of America, the San Francisco Poetry Center, and the Paterson Poetry Center, among others. Ostriker’s most recent book of poems is No Heaven, described as powerful…delicately balanced” in The Southern Review, and “deeply compelling” by Maxine Kumin. Ostriker lives in Princeton, NJ and teaches in the low-residency Poetry MFA Program of New England College.
Location: Brooks Memorial Library Main Room; for more info call Jerry Carbone, 802-254-5290.
Posted by Beth Kanell at 10:02 PM