Tuesday, March 30, 2004

POEM PRESENT at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce a reading and lecture this week by:

*************** ROBERT CREELEY ***************

Thursday, April 1, 5:30 p.m. (Social Sciences 122): Poetry reading

Friday, April 2, 1:00 p.m. (Classics 10): An open conversation

A reception will follow the reading on Thursday.


Since 1962, when he published For Love: Poems 1950-1960, Robert Creeley has been recognized as one of the most important voices in American poetry. He is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose, including the Collected Poems, 1945-1975; So There, Poems 1976-1984; Just There, Poems 1984-1994; and the Collected Prose. Honors include a Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bollingen Prize, and the Beyond Columbus Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Fulbright and N.E.A Fellowships. He was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1987, and served as the New York State Poet from 1989-1991. At present, he teaches in the Graduate Program in Literary Arts at Brown University.

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