U.S. Poet Laureate to Speak at Georgetown
November 3, 2011
Levine published his debut collection of poems, On the Edge (The Stone Wall Press), in 1963, followed by Not This Pig (Wesleyan University Press) in 1968. Since then, Levine has published numerous books of poetry, most recently News of the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010). He is a Pulitzer Prize winner, as well as the recipient of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the first American Book Award for Poetry, among many others. Click here for full bio.
Corrigan is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America. Corrigan's literary memoir, Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading! was published in 2005. Corrigan is also a reviewer and columnist for The Washington Post's Book World. In addition to serving on the advisory panel of The American Heritage Dictionary, she has chaired the Mystery and Suspense judges' panel of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
|WHAT:||U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine will give a public reading, followed by a discussion and Q&A moderated by Maureen Corrigan.|
|WHEN:||Monday, November 7th at 5:00pm|
|WHERE:||Gaston Hall – 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
|SPONSORS:||Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor|
|COVERAGE:||Media interested in attending must RSVP to Maggie Moore at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.|