Poetry: Dora Malech

Poetry: Dora Malech

Dora Malech is the author of two collections of poems, Say So and Shore Ordered Ocean. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including the New Yorker, Poetry, Best New Poets, American Letters and Commentary, Poetry London, and the Yale Review. The recipient of a Glenn Schaeffer Poetry Award, a Writer’s Fellowship at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Italy, and a Ruth Lilly poetry Fellowship, Malech earned an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She directs Iowa Youth Writing Project, an arts outreach program.


This series of readings is organized and hosted by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of A Boundless Field: American Poetry at Large and Blue Guide.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for the Annex are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing for programs in the Annex, subject to availability.

Parking is available under the museum for a flat rate of $3 after 6PM. 

Poetry is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.