Readings in Contemporary Poetry

Friday, September 27, 1996
548 West 22nd Street, NYC, 7:30pm

Jorie Graham

Jorie Graham's most recent collection of poetry, The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, was published by The Ecco Press and was awarded the 1996 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Her previous books of poems include Materialism (Ecco, 1993), Region of Unlikeness (Ecco, 1991), The End of Beauty (Ecco, 1987), Erosion (Princeton University Press, 1983), and Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts (Princeton, 1980). She has edited the anthologies Earth Took of Earth (Ecco, 1995), and The Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1991). Her many honors include the Morton Zaubel Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a Lavan Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, a Whiting Foundation Award, and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Ingram-Merrill Foundation. Jorie Graham is currently on the faculty of the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.