F282B. Poetry, Belles-Lettres, and Other Correspondence: A Tribute to Donald Hall
Friday, March 29, 2019
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Martin Lammon is the author of News from Where I Live: Poems. After 21 years as the Fuller E. Callaway Endowed Flannery O’Connor Chair in Creative Writing at Georgia College & State University, where he founded the MFA in Creative Writing program and the journal Arts & Letters, he is now living and writing in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mark Doty's nine books of poems—most recently, Deep Lane—have received the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the T.S.Eliot Prize. A new prose study of Walt Whitman is forthcoming. A Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, he lives in New York City.
Alicia Ostriker 's most recent collections of poetry are The Old Woman, the Tulip and the Dog (2014) and Waiting for the Light (2017), which won the National Jewish book Award in 2017. She teaches in the low-res MFA program at Drew University and is an Academy of American Poets Chancellor.
Barbara Hamby is the author of six books of poems, most recently Bird Odyssey and On the Street of Divine Love from the Pitt Poetry Series. She was a 2010 Guggenheim fellow, and her book of short stories, Lester Higata’s 20th Century, won the 2010 Iowa Short Fiction Award.