Readings in Contemporary Poetry

Friday, April 17, 1998
548 West 22nd Street, NYC, 7:00pm

Thomas Lux

Thomas Lux is a member of the writing faculty and director of the MFA Program in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and a core faculty member of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. In recent years he has also taught at the universities of Michigan, Iowa and California (Irvine). A former Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of three NEA grants, Lux won the Kingsley Tufts Award for Split Horizon, and was also a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry. His many volumes of poetry include Memory’s Handgrenade (1972); The Glassblower’s Breath (1976); Sunday (1979); Half Promised Land (1986); and The Drowned River (1990). The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems, 1970-75, appeared in 1996. His New and Selected Poems, 1975-1995 is published by Houghton Mifflin (1997).