Hammer Poetry Series
Thursday, January 12, 2006, 7 PM
Kay Ryan's sixth book of poems, The Niagara River, was released in the fall of 2005. Her previous books include Elephant Rock and Say Uncle, and Flamingo Watching was a finalist for both the Lamont Book Award and the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Her poems have been included in two Pushcart Prize anthologies, two volumes of The Best American Poetry, and featured in The New Yorker, Atlantic, and The Paris Review. Ryan is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.
Parking is available under the Museum for $3. Admission to the event is free. Seating is first come, first served. Please arrive early. Dedicated to the memory of Doris Curran, this series, which has provided a stimulating forum for nationally and internationally known poets for thirty-nine years, is co-sponsored by the Friends of English, the Academy of American Poets, the W Hotel, the UCLA Office of Cultural and Recreational Affairs, the Office of Instructional Development, and generous anonymous donors.
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