Poetry: Jorie Graham, 2013
Jorie Graham is the author of 11 collections of poetry, including The Dream of the Unified Field, which won the Pulitzer Prize. Graham is the first woman to hold the Boylston Professorship in the Department of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard University, a chair with an illustrious lineage dating back to John Quincy Adams.
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.
Poetry is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.