February 20, 2002 Contact: Mary E. Horgan
Pace University Poetry Series Presents
Li-Young Lee and Cornelius Eady
PLEASANTVILLE – Poets Li-Young Lee and Cornelius Eady will read from their works on Wednesdays at 6:30pm, March 6th and April 17th respectively, at Pace University’s Kessel Campus Center, 861 Bedford Rd. (Rte. 117/Campus Entrance 3). The readings are free and open to the public.
Li-Young Lee is the author of Rose, The City in Which I Love You, the memoir The Winged Seed: A Remembrance, and has just published a new volume of poems, Book of My Nights. He has won several awards including the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award, the Lannan Literary Award, the PEN Josephine Miles Award, the Guggenheim and the I.B. Lavan Award
Cornelius Eady is the author of seven volumes of poetry, including Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, You Don’t Miss Your Water, The Autobiography of a Jukebox and Brutal Imagination. He has been published in numerous journals, including Ploughshares, Kenyon Review and the Prairie Schooner. He has been honored with the Academy of American Poets Lamont Prize and fellowships from the Rockefeller and Guggenheim foundations.
The poetry readings are sponsored by Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts & Sciences and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Further assistance comes from the Dyson College Society of Fellows.
For more information contact Jane Collins (email@example.com) of the English and Communications Department. Phone: (914) 773-3737.
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