Hammer Poetry | C. K. Williams

Hammer Poetry | C. K. Williams

Hammer Poetry | C. K. Williams

C. K. Williams’s Repair won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2000, and his volume The Singing won the National Book Award in 2003. He received the prestigious Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize in 2005, and his books include Collected Poems, Wait, Writers Writing Dying, and a new collection of essays titled In Time: Poems, Poets, and the Rest. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he teaches at Princeton University.

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


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. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.

Poetry is sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.