Drexel Recreation Center
Poetry Reading by Lynn Emanuel, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Natalie Shapero & William Kulik
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
The Certificate in Writing and Publishing and Saturnalia Books are proud to present a reading by four visiting poets: Lynn Emanuel, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Natalie Shapero and William Kulik.
Lynn Emanuel's books of poetry include: Noose and Hook (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010); Then, Suddenly— (1999), which was awarded the Eric Matthieu King Award from the Academy of American Poets; The Dig (1992), which was selected by Gerald Stern for the National Poetry Series; and Hotel Fiesta (1984). She is currently a professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
Hadara Bar-Nadav is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Lullaby (With Exit Sign), winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize selected by Lynn Emanuel. Hadara is currently assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Natalie Shapero, poet and civil rights lawyer, is the author of No Object. Her poems have appeared in magazines and literary journals including The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, Poetry,and The Progressive. She is currently the Kenyon Review Fellow at Kenyon College in Ohio.
William Kulik’s translations of French Surrealist poetry are well-known, especially his versions of Robert Desnos, Tristan Tzara and Max Jacob. His most recent book of translation is The Voice of Robert Desnos: Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow Press, 2005). Nowhere Fast is the first collection of his own poems which have appeared in American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Denver Quarterly, and Best American Poetry 1999.