Monday, April 26, 2010

Poet Mary Jo Bang to visit this Tuesday!

Tuesday, April 27
5:00 p.m.
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!

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