When: 12:10 pm – 12:50 pm, October 6, 2016
Where: Morrison Library
Cost: Free and open to the public
See the 2016-2017 series schedule.
From the Lunch Poems website:
Michael Palmer is a poet and translator who for over forty years has worked with the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company and has collaborated with many composers and visual artists. Among his numerous awards is the Arts and Letters Prize in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His work has been translated into over thirty languages and he himself has translated poems and prose from French, Brazilian Portuguese, and Russian. He has taught at universities in the United States, Europe and Asia. His most recent publications are Active Boundaries: Selected Essays and Talks, Madman With Broom (selected poems with Chinese translations by Yunte Huang), and Thread. Palmer’s new book of poems, The Laughter of the Sphinx, was published in 2016 by New Directions.