the English Department
of Columbia College Chicago
Wednesday, September 9, 5:30 p.m.
Don Share & Emily Warn
Music Center Concert Hall
1014 South Michigan Avenue
DON SHARE is Senior Editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago. He has been Poetry Editor of Harvard Review and Partisan Review, Editor of Literary Imagination, and Curator of Poetry at Harvard University. His books include Squandermania (Salt Publishing), Union (Zoo Press), Seneca in English (Penguin Classics), and a critical edition of Basil Bunting’s poems (forthcoming, Faber and Faber). His translations of Miguel Hernández, collected in I Have Lots of Heart (Bloodaxe Books) were awarded the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize, the Premio Valle Inclán Prize, and the PEN/New England Discovery Award. He received his Ph.D. from the Editorial Institute at Boston University.
EMILY WARN is a poet, essayist, teacher, and technologist who most recently served as founding editor of poetryfoundation.org. Born in San Francisco and raised in Michigan, she is the author of three books of poetry: The Leaf Path (1982), The Novice Insomniac (1996) and Shadow Architect (2008). Her essays and poems appear widely, including in Poetry, BookForum, Blackbird, Parabola, The Seattle Times, and The Writers’ Almanac. She taught creative writing at Lynchburg College and The Bush School, and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. She currently divides her time between Seattle and Twisp, Washington.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (312) 369-8819.