S223. It's About Time: A Tribute to Philip Levine

Room 302, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3
Saturday, March 1, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

 

Philip Levine is one of America’s most revered and influential poets. Often referred to as a voice for the voiceless, Levine’s work is also known for its emotional intensity tempered with the control and concentration of a master. Five poet/teachers discuss Levine’s impact on the literary world and beyond and will read their favorite Levine poems.


Participants

Moderator:

Consuelo Marshall is past poetry editor of ARTLIFE magazine. Her poems have appeared in Convergence, Poetry Zone Poets, Verdad, RipRap, and Bank Heavy Press.

David Wojahn's eighth collection of poetry, World Tree, was published in 2011 and won the Acadmey of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Prize. He teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University and in the MFA in Writing Program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Kathy Fagan is the author of four collections of poems, most recently Lip. She teaches in the MFA Program at the Ohio State University, where she also edits the OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Prize for Poetry. She has received fellowships from the Ingram Merrill Foundation and the NEA.

B.H. Boston is Poetry co-editor for Poetry International at San Diego State University and curator of the Master Authors Residency Program at La Jolla Country Day School. His most recent collection of poems is By All Lights.

Tomas Morin

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