Thursday, April 7, 2011
6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Reading featuring Gregory Pardlo
This event is free and open to all students, faculty, employees and general public.
Gregory Pardlo’s first book, Totem, won the American Poetry Review/ Honickman Prize in 2007. His poems, reviews and translations have appeared in American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, Ploughshares, Best American Poetry, on National Public Radio and elsewhere. A finalist for the Essence Magazine Literary Award in poetry, he is a recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and a translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He has received other fellowships from the New York Times, the MacDowell Colony, the Lotos Club Foundation and Cave Canem. Pardlo is an associate editor of poetry for Callaloo and an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at George Washington University and divides his time between Brooklyn and Washington, D.C. His website is pardlo.com.