Rosanna Warren’s fifth volume of poems, Ghost in a Red Hat, came out in 2010. Her awards include the Lamont Poetry Prize for her collection titled Stained Glass, the Metcalf Award for Excellence in teaching at Boston University, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Merit in Poetry, and the Berlin Prize. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has served as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.
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.