When:
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020 6:00p -
9:00p

Where:
Marran Theater
34 Mellen St
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, Date Idea, Kid Friendly, Performing Arts, University

Event website:
https://lesley.edu/events/evening-reading-series

Lesley University’s winter evening reading series will bring acclaimed authors to campus from Jan. 3-10 at Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge. All readings are free and open to the public.


Carl Phillips, poetry, will be reading on January 4 at 6 p.m. Faculty and visiting writer books will be available for sale after each reading.


CARL PHILLIPS is the author of 14 books of poetry, including Wild Is the Wind (FSG, 2018), winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His selected poems, Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems 1986-2006, was published by FSG in 2007. Other books include The Tether (FSG, 2002), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, Double Shadow (FSG, 2012), winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and Silverchest (FSG, 2014), a finalist for the Griffin Prize.


A four-time finalist for the National Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, his other honors include the Lambda Literary Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Poetry Award, the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Library of Congress, and the Academy of American Poets, for which he served as Chancellor from 2006-2012.
PHILLIPS’s literary criticism and translations include The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Graywolf, 2014), Coin of the Realm: Essays on the Life and Art of Poetry (Graywolf, 2004), and Sophocles’s Philoctetes (Oxford University Press, 2004).


Born in Everett, Washington, Phillips earned a BA from Harvard, an MAT from the University of Massachusetts, and an MA in creative writing from Boston University. Before teaching English at the university level, he taught Latin at several high schools. He is professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also teaches creative writing.

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