Readings in Contemporary Poetry

May 1, 1995
155 Mercer Street, NYC, 7:30pm

Marjorie Welish

Marjorie Welish
Photo: Star Black

Marjorie Welish has published four collections of poems: Casting Sequences (University of Georgia Press, 1993), The Windows Flew Open (Burning Deck, 1991), Two Poems (Z Press, 1981), and Handwritten (Sun Press, 1979). Her poems have appeared in many anthologies, such as The Best American Poetry 1988 (edited by John Ashbery), Experimental Poetry in America 1950 to the Present: A Norton Anthology, and From the Other Side of the Century: New American Poetry 1960-1990 from Sun and Moon Press. Her extensive writings on Art have appeared in Art in America, Art International, and Art News , among other magazines. Her awards include a MacDowell Colony Fellowship (1978), a grant from the Djerassi Foundation (1988), and a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts (1990-91). She currently teaches art history at the Pratt Institute and has taught poetry workshops at Brown University.