Susan Wheeler

Poetry: Susan Wheeler

Susan Wheeler is the author of a novel, Record Palace, and six books of poetry: Bag ’o’ Diamonds, Smokes, Source Codes, Ledger, Assorted Poems, and Meme, the last of which was shortlisted for the 2012 National Book Award in poetry. Her work has appeared in ten editions of Best American Poetry as well as the Paris Review and the New Yorker, and she has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She teaches at Princeton University.

Coffee, tea and, book signing with the author to follow.

Readings are organized and hosted by poet, critic, and UCLA professor of English emeritus Stephen Yenser. Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of English, the Friends of English, and the UCLA Department of Cultural and Recreational Affairs.

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