Marianne Boruch, Friday, September 23, 7:00 p.m.

WHEN: Friday, September 23, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown YMCA, 340 Montgomery St.
Free and open to the public

For information about the location and parking, click here.

Marianne Boruch's work includes five collections of poetry--Poems New & Selected, A Stick that Breaks and Breaks and Moss Burning (Oberlin College Press, 2004, 1997, 1995); Descendant and View from the Gazebo (Wesleyan, 1989, 1985)--and two books of essays on poetry, In the Blue Pharmacy: Essays on Poetry and Other Transformations and Poetry's Old Air. Her poems and essays have been published in such places as The New Yorker, The Nation, Iowa Review, The Georgia Review and have been anthologized in The Best American Poetry, 1997, Boomer Girls, Poets of the New Century, Poets Reading: The field Symposia, and elsewhere. Her awards include two Pushcart Prizes, the Terrence DePres Award from Parnassus, two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. She has taught at Purdue since 1987 and directed the M.F.A. Program since its beginning in 1987 until 2005.

For a poem click here and here.

For a review of her recent collection, click here.


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