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Poetry: Kimberly Johnson

Friday May 15, 2009 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM This is a past program

Kimberly Johnson’s books of poems are Leviathan with a Hook and, most recently, A Metaphorical God. She has also translated Virgil’s Georgics and coedited a collection of essays on Renaissance literature entitled Divisions on a Ground. A professor in the English Department at the University of Utah, she has been awarded grants and prizes from the Merton Foundation, the Utah Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


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.

ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required. 

Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00p.m.

Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.

Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.