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2019 Armfield Poetry Reading
November 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
With Catherine Barnett and Donna Masini
Catherine Barnett is the author of three collections, Human Hours (winner of the 2018 Believer Book Award in Poetry, a New York Times “Best Poetry of 2018” selection, and a finalist for the T.S. Eliot Four Quartets Award), The Game of Boxes (James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets), and Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Beatrice Hawley Award). Her other honors include a Whiting Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She teaches graduate and undergraduate students in the Creative Writing Program at NYU, is a Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College, and lives in New York City, where she also works as an independent editor.
Donna Masini is the author of three books of poems–4:30 Movie (W.W. Norton and Co., 2018), Turning to Fiction (Norton, 2004), That Kind of Danger (Beacon Press, 1994) and a novel, About Yvonne (Norton,1998). Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Poetry, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Brooklyn Poets, Best American Poetry 2015. A recipient of NEA and NYFA Fellowships, and a Pushcart Prize, she is a Professor of English at Hunter College where she teaches in the MFA Creative Writing program.
November 14th, 3:30 pm
209 Manning Hall