Tuesday, April 27
Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery
18 S. Michigan Avenue (across from Millennium Park)
Mary Jo Bang is the author of six collections of poems, including Louise in Love, The Eye Like a Strange Balloon and Elegy, which was awarded the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent book is The Bride of E (Graywolf, 2009). Individual poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Paris Review, Fence, Denver Quarterly, three volumes of Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. She has a BA and MA in Sociology from Northwestern University, a BA in photography from the Polytechnic of Central London and an MFA in poetry from Columbia University. She’s received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Bakeless Prize, and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. She teaches at Washington University in St. Louis and is currently at work on a verse translation of Dante’s Inferno.
Join us at 4:30 in the Gage Gallery for Coffee & Convo so that you can catch up with your fellow classmates and professors before the school year comes to a close. We'll see you there!