Thursday, May 3, 2012

May 4: Ron Silliman

POETRY Presents: Ron Silliman

Ron Silliman
Friday, May 4th @ 6pm
at the Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street

free admission
with reservations

The author or editor of more than 30 books, including, most recently, Wharf Hypothesis, Ron Silliman is an influential contemporary poet and blogger whose work has been translated into a dozen languages. A recipient of the Levinson Prize from Poetry magazine, a Pew Fellowship, and two literary fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, he is a 2012 Kelly Writers House Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He will read from poems that span his career. A reception will follow the reading.