James Wright: A Life in Poetry - Reading by Jonathan Blunk
Please join us in celebrating the first authorized biography of hugely influential American poet James Wright (1927-1980). James Wright: A Life in Poetry (FSG, 2017) by Jonathan Blunk is the culmination of 15 years of scholarship as well as unprecedented access to the poet's papers and interviews with the poet's family and friends.
Jonathan Blunk is a poet, critic, essayist, and radio producer. Blunk’s work has appeared in The Nation, Poets & Writers, The Georgia Review and elsewhere. He co-edited A Wild Perfection, the selected letters of James Wright.
Supported by the Department of English Literature, McCabe Library, the Cooper Series and Small Craft Warnings Literary Magazine
Open to the public.
February 27, 2018
4:30pm in the McCabe Library Atrium
Reception to follow
Location McCabe Library 131 Atrium
Event type Lecture/Panel Discussion
Organization McCabe Library
Organizer nkashya1 | swarthmore ! edu
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