Poetry: Rhoda Janzen
Rhoda Janzen is the author of the memoir Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, a New York Times bestseller, and Babel’s Stair, a collection of poems. Her poems have also appeared in Poetry, the Yale Review, the Gettysburg Review, and the Southern Review. Janzen holds a PhD from UCLA, where she was the University of California poet laureate in 1994 and 1997.
Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
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.
Public programs are made possible by Hammer Members and the generosity of Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and an anonymous donor.