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Rae Armantrout 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner to speak

When Sep 11, 2012
from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Where Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 814-865-0091

RAE ARMANTROUT is the winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for her book Versed, published by Wesleyan University Press.  Since then she has published Money Shot, also from Wesleyan.  A professor of creative writing at the University of California San Diego, Armantrout's earlier books include Extremities, Precedence, The Invention of Hunger, Necromance, The Pretext and Next Life. She was a contributor to the group autobiographical work in ten volumes Grand Piano, which traces the San Francisco poetry scene of the 1970s. A volume of essays dedicated to examining Armantrout's work has been published under the title, A Wild Salience: The Writing of Rae Armantrout.