Poet and Professor of English and Comparative Literature,
A poet, translator, essayist, and editor, Forrest Gander is the author of more than a dozen books. His 2011 poetry collection, “Core Samples from the World,” was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, and from the Guggenheim, Howard, and Whiting Foundations. In this presentation, he focuses on his translation projects by reading and discussing poetry from around the world. In doing so, he teaches his audience a great deal about the arts of both poetry and translation.
Recorded: October 24, 2013