[Wgcp-whc] Fwd: Poetry Reading: Cole Swensen at Beinecke 11-10-05

Nancy Kuhl nancy.kuhl at yale.edu
Wed Nov 9 10:27:17 EST 2005


Just a reminder that one-time WGCP guest Cole Swensen  (see WGCP list 
archive for April 21, 2005: 
http://mailman.yale.edu/pipermail/wgcp-whc/2005-April/000048.html) will be 
reading at the Beinecke Library this Thursday at 4 pm (see the announcement 
below). She has also been invited to join us on Friday afternoon to discuss 
the work of Gertrude Stein.


>Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 10:59:46 -0500
>To: yulibl at mailman.yale.edu
>From: Nancy Kuhl <nancy.kuhl at yale.edu>
>Subject: Poetry Reading: Cole Swensen at Beinecke 11-10-05
>Please join us for a poetry reading by poet Cole Swensen on Thursday, 
>November 10th, at 4:00 pm at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript 
>Library, 121 Wall Street. A reception will follow; this event is free and 
>open to the public. For additional information about the Yale Collection 
>of American Literature Reading Series please contact Nancy Kuhl at 
>432-2966 or nancy.kuhl at yale.edu.
>Cole Swensen is the author of nine collections of poetry, including Goest 
>(2004), which was nominated for the National Book Award. Her next 
>collection, The Book of a Hundred Hands, will be published by University 
>of Iowa Press in 2005. She has been awarded a National Poetry Series 
>Prize, Sun & Moon's New American Writing Award, the Iowa Poetry Prize, the 
>San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award, and a Pushcart Prize. Her 
>translations of contemporary French fiction, art criticism, and poetry, 
>including Olivier Cadiot's Future, Former, Fugitive, Pierre Alferi's OXO, 
>and Jean Frémon's The Island of the Dead, have received critical praise 
>and awards including the 2004 PEN USA Literary Award for Translation. She 
>has received grants from the Association Beaumarchais and the French 
>Bureau du Livre.
>For information about and examples of Cole Swensen's work visit:
>For additional information please contact Nancy Kuhl at 432-2966 or 
>nancy.kuhl at yale.edu
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Nancy Kuhl
Assistant Curator, The Yale Collection of American Literature
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale University
121 Wall Street
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240
Phone: 203.432.2966
Fax: 203.432.4047 

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