Reading by Lisa Russ Spaar

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4:30pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (G70 Klarman Hall) 232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Lisa Russ Spaar, Poet and Essayist, reads from her work as the final installment of the Spring 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series.

Lisa Russ Spaar is the author/editor of over ten books of poetry and criticism, most recently Monticello in Mind: 50 Contemporary Poems on Jefferson (2016) and Orexia: Poems (2017). Her honors include a Rona Jaffe Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and the Library of Virginia Award for Poetry. Her work has appeared in Poetry, Boston Review, IMAGE, Yale Review, Harvard Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Best American Poetry series, and many other journals and anthologies. Her commentaries, reviews, and columns about poetry have appeared regularly in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. She is Professor of English and Creative Writing Program, and Director of the Area Program in Poetry Writing at the University of Virginia.

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Event Type

Author Appearance, Reading

Departments

English

Tags

engdep, cwpweb, cascal

Website

http://english.cornell.edu/zalaznick

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

creativewriting@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Lynn Lauper

Contact Phone

607.255.7847

Disability Access Information

If you need accomodations to attend this event, please contact us as soon as possible

Open To

Open to the public

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