Poetry Reading with A.E. Stallings

Held at the Athens Centre on May, 22, 2011

A.E. Stallings read from her book “Hapax” with the central question: Can haiku keep pace with 21st century life?
In Cooperation with the University of Southern Maine.

Alicia Stallings has lived in Athens, Greece since 1999.  She is a 2011 Guggenheim fellow. Her poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry (1994 & 2000) and has received numerous awards, including a Pushcart Prize (Pushcart Prize Anthology XXII), and the Benjamin H. Danks award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her first collection, Archaic Smile (University of Evansville Press) received the 1999 Richard Wilbur Award, and her second collection, Hapax, (Northwestern University Press) received the 2008 Poets’ Prize. A third collection is forthcoming.  Her verse translation of Lucretius, The Nature of Things, is out from Penguin Classics, and she is working on a new Hesiod for them. She directing the Poetry Workshop at the Athens Centre from June 19 – July 9, 2011.

For more information on the Poetry Workshop or to sign up, please visit us at www.athenscentre.gr or contact us at 210-7015242 or 210-7012268.

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