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Arons Poet Reading: Mary Jo Bang

Date: Monday, October 21, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Building: Woldenberg Art Center, Freeman Auditorium
Location: uptown campus

Mary Jo Bang is the 2013 Florie Gale Arons visiting poet, and will give a public reading at 7:30pm on October 21. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including Apology for Want (1997), which received the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize; Louise in Love (2001); The Downstream Extremity of the Isle of Swans (2001); Elegy (2007), which won both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award; and The Bride of E (2009). Her latest book is a new translation of Dante's Inferno.

Bang has received numerous honors and awards for her work, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Bellagio Foundation, and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. She has received a “Discovery”/The Nation award, a Pushcart Prize, and her poems have been included in multiple editions of The Best American Poetry. The editor of the Boston Review from 1995-2005, she is currently a professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Laura Wolford via email to lwolford@tulane.edu






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