A.E. Stallings studied classics in Athens, Georgia and has lived since 1999 in Athens, Greece. She has published two books of poetry, Archaic Smile (1999), which won the Richard Wilbur Award, and Hapax (2000). Her verse translation of Lucretius (in rhyming fourteeners!), The Nature of Things, was published in 2007. She lives with her husband, John Psaropoulos, editor of the Athens News, and their small argonaut, Jason.
This series of readings is organized and hosted by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of The Fire in All Things and Blue Guide.
Public programs are made possible by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, and the Hammer Programs Committee.