Poetry readings from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rae Armantrout and Jay G Ying.
Very special evening of poetry with Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award - winning poet Rae Armantrout and Jay G Ying
Rae Armantrout’s most recent books, Versed, Money Shot, Just Saying, Itself, Partly: New and Selected Poems, Entanglements,(a chapbook selection of poems in conversation with physics),and Wobble were published by Wesleyan University Press. Wobble, a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award, was selected by Library Journal as one of the seven best poetry books of 2018. In 2010 her book Versed won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals including Poetry,Conjunctions, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Yorker, Bomb, Harper’s,The Paris Review, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology, The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, etc. She is recently retired from UC San Diego where she was professor of poetry and poetics. She lives in the Seattle area.
Jay G Ying’s publications include The White Review, PBS Bulletin, Ambit, The Scoresamongst others. He was the winner of the 2017 Poetry Book Society Student Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for The White Review Poet’s Prize in 2018. He is currently a postgraduate student in Edinburgh.