Jorie Graham, Presented by the Yale Creative Writing Program and the Yale American Literature Collection of the Beinecke Library

Jorie Graham
February 16, 2015

Jorie Graham will give a reading on Monday, February 16, in LC 317 5:00-7:00pm.

Professor Graham is a poet and author of numerous volumes of poetry including From the New World: Poems 1976-2014; PLACE, which won the Forward Prize in 2012; and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Her other collections include: Sea Change, Overlord, Never, Swarm, The Errancy, Materialism, Region of Unlikeliness, The End of Beauty, Erosion, and Hybrids of Plants and Ghosts. She served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1997 to 2003 and has also edited two anthologies, Earth Took of Earth: 100 Great Poems of the English Language and Best American Poetry 1990. She is the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University, the first woman to be awarded the position.