Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation
Wednesday, May 23 at 830pm:
JCU Kicks Off the Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation with a Bi-Lingual Reading of Poems by Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass
Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate from 1995-97, has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and – twice – the National Book Critics Circle Award, once in poetry and once in criticism. Recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, Mr. Hass is the author of seven books of poetry, as well as several works of literary criticism. He has also published numerous volumes in translation, and is widely known as the leading translator of the poems of Polish Nobel Laureate, Czeslaw Milosz.
A reception will follow.
Monday, 4 June: “A Reading by Poets Chad Davidson and John Poch”
Tuesday, 5 June: “A Conversation with Billy Collins, Poet in Residence”
Thursday 7 June, 8:30 p.m.: “A Reading by Billy Collins”
Billy Collins will give a poetry reading at La Sala Grande in San Lorenzo in Miranda beside the Roman Forum (no charge, but reservation required; details to follow)