Rae Armantrout in conversation with Monica Youn

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Rae Armantrout in conversation with Monica Youn

April 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Prairie Lights Virtual – Zoom

Please join us for a reading and Q/A with Rae Armantrout to celebrate the release of her new book Finalists. She will be joined in conversation by Monica Youn.

To join this virtual event, register here.

Charles Bernstein, author of Topsy-Turvy, says of the book “I have great respect for the recalcitrance of Rae Armantrout’s poetry. Every line is a twist and every twist a glimpse into a world animated by thought’s incipient edges. Her sheer, often hilarious, ingenuity is an aesthetic triumph. Her social care creates a space in which life comes to life.”

Rae Armantrout (Everett, WA) is the Pulitzer Prize winning author of fifteen books of poetry. She has published ten books with Wesleyan University Press, including WobbleEntanglements, Partly, and Versed.

Monica Youn is the author of Blackacre (Graywolf Press, 2016); Barter (Graywolf Press, 2003); and Ignatz (Four Way Books, 2010), which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and the New York Times Magazine, and she has been awarded fellowships from the Library of Congress and Stanford University, among other awards. A former attorney, she now teaches poetry at Princeton University and is a member of the Racial Imaginary Institute.


April 5, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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