Writer Forrest Gander visits Chico, Oct. 24
Thursday, Oct. 24 Forrest Gander. Humanities Center Talk and Reading, 7:30 pm, Trinity 100. Reception will follow.
With an "unflinchingly curious mind," celebrated poet Forrest Gander has become known for the richness of his language and his undaunted lyric passion. A translator, essayist, and editor, Gander is the author of more than a dozen books. His 2011 poetry collection Core Samples from the World was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Gander's essays have appeared in The Nation, The Boston Review, and American Poetry Review, among others. In 2008, Gander was named a Rockefeller Fellow, and is also the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Howard, and Whiting Foundations and two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry. Gander lives in Rhode Island, where he is professor of English and Comparative Literature at Brown University. He teaches courses on phenomenology and poetics, Asian-American literature, and translation.
Sponsored by the CSU, Chico Humanities Center, Department of English and Department of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures Free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Sarah Pike at email@example.com or 898-6341.