S311. A Reading by Edward Hirsch and Natasha Trethewey, Sponsored by the Academy of American Poets
Saturday, April 2, 2016
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Jen Benka is the executive director of the Academy of American Poets. She worked previously as the managing director of Poets & Writers and for 826 National. She is the author of Pinko and A Box of Longing with Fifty Drawers. Jen holds an MFA from the New School.
Edward Hirsch has published nine books of poems, including Gabriel: A Poem, a book-length elegy, and five books of prose, among them A Poet's Glossary, a full compendium of poetic terms.