Thursday, February 16 @ 4:00pm, Jonathan Edwards College, Head of College House (70 High Street)
“Cynthia Zarin knows that sometimes all that’s needed to raise ordinary speech to poetic richness is a single, right word.” says The New York Times Book Review. Cynthia Zarin’s recent books include “An Enlarged Heart: A Personal History,” and “The Ada Poems,” as well as books for children. She is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Writer-in-Residence for the New York based company, Ballet Collective. Her honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and The LA Times Book Prize for Poetry. She will discuss her new book of poems, “Orbit.” She teaches in the Yale’s English Department and is the Coordinator of the Writing Concentration.