Readings in Contemporary Poetry

Friday, November 7, 1997
548 West 22nd Street, NYC, 7:00pm

Peter Sacks

Peter Sacks is the author of three books of poetry: In These Mountains (Macmillan, 1986); Promised Lands (Viking, 1990); and Natal Command (University of Chicago Press, 1997). His critical works include Woody Gwynn: an Approach to the Landscape (Texas Tech University Press, 1993), and The English Elegy: Studies in the Genre from Spenser to Yeats (JHU Press, 1985), which received the Christian Gauss Award. Peter Sacks was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997. He was raised in South Africa, and now lives in Cambridge where he is a professor at Harvard.