Ange Mlinko’s debut book, Matinées, was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and her second volume, Starred Wire, was both a finalist for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and a winner of a National Poetry Series Award. She is also a prize-winning essayist and the recipient of the Randall Jarrell Award for Criticism from the Poetry Foundation. Her most recent book is Shoulder Season.
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.