Peter Gizzi is the author of Threshold Songs, The Outernationale, Some Values of Landscape and Weather, Artificial Heart, and Periplum. His honors include the Lavan Younger Poet Award from the Academy of American Poets and fellowships in poetry from the Fund for Poetry, The Rex Foundation, Howard Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
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.
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Poetry is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
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