Monday, March 1, 2010

Gerald Stern!

If you're in the B-town area, Don't Miss this exciting, once in a lifetime opportunity to hear Mr. Stern read his work!

Thursday, March 04 2010
7:00 P.M.

Gerald Stern was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1925. He is the author of fifteen books of poetry, including This Time: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award in 1998, and a collection of personal essays, What I Can’t Bear Losing: Notes From a Life. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, three National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships, and the National Jewish Book Award, in addition to having been the first Poet Laureate of New Jersey. He has been published in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Nation and The Atlantic, among many other leading magazines. In 2006 Stern was named a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. A new book of poems, Save the Last Dance, was released in 2008 from W. W. Norton, and the first volume of his collected poems, Early Collected: Poems from 1965-1992, will be released by W. W. Norton in 2010.

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