Writers House and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum Reading
The Art of Poetry: Marie Ponsot
Please join us for a reading and discussion with Marie Ponsot in the Zimmerli Art Museum's Lower Dodge Gallery.
Marie Ponsot is one of the world’s greatest living poets. Her first book of poems was True Minds (1956); later books are Admit Impediment (1981) and The Green Dark (1988). She is a native New Yorker who has enjoyed teaching at Queens College, Beijing United University, the Poetry Center of the YMHA, New York University, and Columbia University. Among her awards are an NEA Creative Writing grant, the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Prize, and the Shaughnessy Medal of the Modern Language Association. The Bird Catcher won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry in 1998. Springing: New and Selected Poems appeared in 2003. Her latest collection, Easy, will appear in October 2009.