Rae Armantrout and Fanny Howe

FRI, NOV 11, 2016 (00:00)

Harvard Book Store and Woodberry Poetry Room welcome Pulitzer Prize winner Rae Armantrout and National Book Award finalist Fanny Howe for a discussion of their latest poetry collections, Partly: New and Selected Poems, 2001-2015 and The Needle’s Eye: Passing through Youth. They will be introduced by Christina Davis of the Woodberry Poetry Room.

+ BIO: Fanny Howe

Fanny Howe’s previous book of poetry, Second Childhood, was a finalist for the National Book Award, and her fiction was recently honored as a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize. She lives in Massachusetts.

+ BIO: Rae Armantrout

Rae Armantrout is Professor Emerita of writing in the literature department at the University of California at San Diego. Her previous poetry collections include Versed, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the National Book Award; Next Life; Up to Speed; and Veil: New and Selected Poems. She has been published in many anthologies, including The Oxford Book of American Poetry and Scribner’s Best American Poetry of 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2011, and in such magazines as Harpers, The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, Boston Review. She has also received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation (2008), the Fund for Poetry (1999 and 1994) and the California Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship (1989).

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