Poetry: Rhoda Janzen

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.


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.


Location: Annex
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person, first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. 

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.

Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.