R280. PSA Presents: Dorothea Lasky, Roger Reeves, and Solmaz Sharif

Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Thursday, March 28, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm


A reading featuring three nationally recognized, award-winning, distinct contemporary poets. The audience will hear selections from these poets’ lauded recent collections, in addition to new work.



Kimiko Hahn finds material from disparate sources: black lung, Japanese zuihitsu, science as in Brain Fever one of her 9 collections. Awards include a Guggenheim. She teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Translation, Queens College-CUNY and is board president of Poetry Society of America.

Dorothea Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, including the forthcoming Milk and most recently Rome. She is an Assistant Professor of Poetry and Codirector of Columbia Artist/Teachers at Columbia University's School of the Arts. She lives in New York City.

Solmaz Sharif is the author of Look, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Granta, the New Republic, Poetry, and elsewhere. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University.

Awarded a 2014-2015 Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, a 2013 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, Roger Reeves poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, and Tin House. His first book, King Me, is with Copper Canyon Press.


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