Poetry Reading by Eliza Griswold

6:00 pm on Thursday, February 26, 2015
7:30 pm on Thursday, February 26, 2015
Contact Name:
Meg Tyler
Eliza Griswold received a Guggenheim Fellowship for her ongoing work on water and poverty in America. Her first book of poems, Wideawake Field, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2008. Her non-fiction book, The Tenth Parallel, was awarded the Anthony J. Lukas prize and was a New York Times bestseller. Her poetry and reportage has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, among many others. She’s held fellowships at Harvard University and at the New America Foundation. Her collection of reportage and translations of Afghan folk poetry, I am the Beggar of the World, was published in the Spring of 2014 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. http://www.elizagriswold.com/