Albert Goldbarth is the author of twenty-five collections of poetry, including The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972–2007, and recently To Be Read in 500 Years: Poems. He has been a Guggenheim fellow and was awarded the National Book Critics Circle award in 1991 and 2001, the only poet to receive the honor twice. In 2008 he was awarded the Mark Twain Award for Humorous Poetry by the Poetry Foundation. He lives in Wichita, Kansas.
A series of readings organized and hosted by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of A Boundless Field: American Poetry at Large and Blue Guide.
Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
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.