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.
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.