Cornell University

The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading featuring Marilyn Hacker

Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 4:30pm

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

Cornell Dept. of English / Creative Writing Program presents:

Marilyn Hacker, Poet & Translator

Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A Stranger’s Mirror: New and Selected Poems 1995-2014 and Names; an essay collection, Unauthorized Voices; and the collaborative book DiaspoRenga co-authored with Deema Shehabi. Her sixteen translations from the French include Marie Etienne’s King of a Hundred Horsemen, which received the 2009 American PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, and Emmanuel Moses' Preludes and Fugues. She received a Lambda Literary Award and the Lenore Marshall Award of the Academy of American Poets in 1995 for Winter Numbers, the PEN Voelcker Award for poetry in 2010 and the international Argana Prize for Poetry from the Beit as-Sh’ir/House of Poetry in Morocco in 2011.

The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading is a biennial event, featuring a public reading by a distinguished poet. It was established in 1980 by Margaret Rosenzweig, ’32, in memory of Robert Chasen.

Books by Marilyn Hacker will be available for purchase at the reading thanks to Ithaca's local cooperative bookstore, Buffalo Street Books.

~ Refreshments and book signing to follow in the English Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall ~

This event is the third installment in the Fall 2017 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series. Next up, a Reading by Marlon James on Oct. 12.

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