Rowan Ricardo Phillips Poetry Reading

6:00 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014
7:00 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014
Katzenberg Center, 3rd Floor, 871 Commonwealth Avenue
Rowan Ricardo Phillips is a poet, literary and art critic, and translator. He is the author of The Ground: poems, (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2012) and is the recipient of a 2013 Whiting Writers' Award, the 2013 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the 2013 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for Poetry. Dalkey Archive published a book of his criticism in 2010, When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness and he has translated extensively from the Catalan. He has a BA from Swarthmore College and a PhD from Brown University. Currently he is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Poetry Center at Stony Brook University as well as a contributing writer for Artforum. He lives in New York City and Barcelona.
Co-sponsored by the College of General Studies and the BU Center for the Humanities (BUCH), the Poetry Reading Series strives to make poetry a fundamental part of university and community life. By presenting the work of both renowned and emerging poets, the series attempts to broaden our vision of poetry’s concerns and effects.