Sarah Manguso & Kevin Prufer read at Smith

The joint reading by the award-winning poets was in Stoddard Hall. Read more…

Sarah Manguso

Kevin Prufer

Tuesday, February 27, 2007
7:30pm Stoddard Hall

The poetry reading will be followed by a book sale and signing. The event is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.

For further information, consult the Smith College Poetry Center, or the press release posted on Smith College News Releases.


book cover: Dark Horses, edited by Kevin Prufer and Joy Katz          book cover: Siste Viator by Sarah Manguso

Kevin Prufer's first two books, Strange Wood and The Finger Bone, earned wide acclaim for their vision and versatility. His most recent volume, Fallen from a Chariot, was named by The Bloomsbury Review among the “Best Books of the Last 25 Years.” Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems, edited by Prufer and Joy Katz, is an anthology of largely ignored poems chosen by 75 distinguished American poets.

Sarah Manguso's first volume, The Captain Lands in Paradise, was named by the Village Voice as among its 25 favorite books of 2002. Manguso received Princeton’s Hodder Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and appeared three times in the Best American Poetry series. In her most recent book, Siste Viator, she borrows and re-imagines fragments of Frank O’Hara, John Berryman and a wandering Zen koan.

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Internet Resources

Kevin Prufer Links Access
Smith College Poetry Center
Kevin Prufer - includes biographical information, texts, publications, and events
Biography in Context
Includes entries from Contemporary Authors Online
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Ploughshares (Emerson College)
Poems and biographical notes - books by Kevin Prufer
Sarah Manguso Links Access
Smith College Poetry Center - Sarah Manguso
Sarah Manguso - includes biographical information, publications, and events
From the Fishouse
Audio archive of emerging poets
Alice James Books
Publisher of The Captain Lands in Paradise - books by Sarah Manguso


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