Poetry Reading by Catherine Barnett and Steven Cramer

Catherine Barnett has received the 2012 James Laughlin Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, the Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, and a Pushcart. The author of The Game of Boxes (Graywolf Press, 2012) and Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced(Alice James Books, 2004), she has been the visiting poet at Barnard College and currently teaches at the New School and NYU. She is the poet-in-residence at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, where she runs writing workshops for young mothers in the shelter system. She also works as an independent editor. Steven Cramer is the author of five poetry collections: Clangings (Sarabande Books, 2012), The Eye that Desires to Look Upward (1987), The World Book (1992), Dialogue for the Left and Right Hand (1997), and Goodbye to the Orchard (Sarabande, 2004), which won the 2005 Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club and was named a 2005 Honor Book in Poetry by the Massachusetts Center for the Book.  Recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, he directs the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University in Cambridge, named by Poets & Writers as one of the top ten low-residency MFA programs in the country. A reception will follow. There will also be books for sale.

Speaker(s): Catherine Barnett and Steven Cramer
When
Monday, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:00pm until 7:00pm on Monday, Feb 25, 2013
Where
CGS, 871 Comm Ave (Katzenberg Center, 3rd floor)
Who
Open to General Public
Admission is free
Contact
Poetry Series, Humanities
Meg Tyler
6173584199
 
Boston University

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