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Katie Peterson in Conversation with Louise Gluckdiscussing her new book of poems A Piece of Good News.

February 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Katie Peterson in Conversation with Louise Gluck discussing her new book of poems A Piece of Good News.

Dense, rich, and challenging, Katie Peterson’s A Piece of Good News explores interior and exterior landscapes, exposure, and shelter. Imbued with a hallucinatory poetic logic where desire, anger, and sorrow supplant intelligence and reason, these poems are powerful meditations of mourning, love, doubt, political citizenship, and happiness. Learned, wise, and witty, Peterson explodes the possibilities of the poetic voice in this remarkable and deeply felt collection.

Katie Peterson is the award-winning author of the poetry collections This One Tree, Permission, and The Accounts. She lives in Berkeley and teaches at UC Davis.

Louise Gluck is the author of a dozen books of poems and American Originality: Essays on Poetry. Her many awards include the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Bollingen Prize for Poetry, and the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. She teaches at Yale University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


February 28, 2019
7:30 pm
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