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American Poetry in Summer: Susan Stewart and Marilyn Hacker, intro. Fiona Sze-Lorrain

June 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a poetry reading, American Poetry in Summer, with American poets, Susan Stewart and Marilyn Hacker (introduced by Fiona Sze-Lorrain) at Berkeley Books of Paris on June 25, Saturday at 19h30.

Susan Stewart has published five books of poems, including Red Rover and Columbarium, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry for 2003. A former MacArthur Fellow, Guggenheim Fellow, and former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A professor at Princeton, she has also published numerous translations and works of literary and art criticism, including Poetry and the Fate of the Senses, which won both the Christian Gauss Award and the Truman Capote Prize for Literary Criticism, and The Poet’s Freedom.

Marilyn Hacker is the author of thirteen books of poems, including A Stranger’s Mirror: New and Selected Poems in 2014. A prolific translator, her translations from the French include Marie Étienne, Vénus Khoury-Ghata, Rachida Madani, Emmanuel Moses, and others. A book of essays, Unauthorized Voices, was out in 2010. A past recipient of the Lenore Marshall Award, the Poets’ Prize, the National Book Award and two Lambda Literary Awards, she is a former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Guggenheim Fellow. She lives in Paris.

Fiona Sze-Lorrain is a poet, literary translator, and zheng harpist who writes and translates in English, French, and Chinese. Her third book of poetry, The Ruined Elegance, out from Princeton, is a finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her latest translation, Yi Lu’s Sea Summit, is shortlisted for the Best Translated Book Award. She lives in Paris.


June 25, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Berkeley Books of Paris
8, rue Casimir Delavigne
Paris, 75006 France


Berkeley Books of Paris
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