Robert Pinsky, faculty member in BU’s Creative Writing program and this year’s winner of the John Holmes Memorial Poetry Award, will be reading from his own work next Thursday, April 7th, from 3:30 – 5 PM in the Hirsh Reading Room at Tufts University’s Tisch Library. An exhibit celebrating his literary accomplishments will be on display in the lobby through May 24th. This event is free and open to the general public. Address: 35 Professors Row, Medford, 02155.
Among other work, he will be reading from his forthcoming book, Selected Poems (FSG, April 2011).
Visit BU Today to read an interview of Pinsky by John O’Rourke, on the question of why poetry should be spoken.