27th Annual Magill Poetry Series

27th Annual Magill Poetry Series

  • Date:
    Thursday, March 28, 2013
  • Time:
    4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
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Featuring: James Tate, Distinguished University Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


James Tate is the author of Memoir of the Hawk; Shroud of the Gnome; Worshipful Company of Fletchers, which won the National Book Award; Selected Poems, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award; Distance from Loved Ones; Reckoner; Constant Defender; Riven Doggeries; Viper Jazz; Absences; Hints to Pilgrims; The Oblivion Ha-Ha; and The Lost Pilot, selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

He has published two books of prose, Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee and The Route as Briefed. His awards include a National Institute of Arts and Letters Award, the Wallace Stevens Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.  He is currently a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets.

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