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Poetry Reading: Lloyd Schwartz’s Poem Selected for Pinsky’s The Best of the Best American Poetry

Frederick S. Troy Professor of English Lloyd Schwartz will be reading his poem that was selected for The Best of the Best American Poetry, guest edited by Poet Laureate and 2012 IDEAS Boston Speaker Robert Pinksy, on Thursday night.

The following poets will also be taking part in the reading:

  • Poet Laureate Charles Simic
  • Pulitzer Prize-winner Franz Wright
  • Bollingen Prize-winner Frank Bidart
  • Former Academy of American Poets Chancellor Rosanna Warren
  • Kinglsey Tufts Poetry Award-winner Carl Phillips

The poets will be available to sign books before the reading.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: Free