Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Poet Li Young Lee at the UC Annual Symposium

From the Charles Phelps Taft Research Center site. Also check out the Facebook Event:

2010 Annual Symposium

May 13–15, 2010

Li-Young Lee
Reading and Lecture on Poetics
Friday, May 14, 2010
4 p.m.
Taft Research Center

Li-Young LeeLi-Young Lee is the author of four critically acclaimed books of poetry including his most recent, Behind My Eyes (Norton, 2008). Earlier volumes include Book of My Nights(BOA, 2001); Rose (BOA, 1986), winner of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award; The City in Which I Love You (BOA, 1991), the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection; and a memoir entitled The Winged Seed: A Remembrance(Simon and Schuster, 1995), which received an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Lee's honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lannan Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In 1988 he received the Writer's Award from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.

"What characterizes Lee's poetry is a certain humility…a willingness to let the sublime enter his field of concentration and take over, a devotion to language, a belief in its holiness."—Gerald Stern

Sponsored by the Taft Research Center, the George Elliston Poetry Foundation, the UC Office of Student Affairs, and the UC Diversity Council

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