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Tabula Poetica Fall Speakers Series Set: Pulitzer Winner C.K. Williams Featured

September 21, 2013

Tabula Poetica, run and organized by Anna Leahy—“Girls Will Be Women” contributor, Chapman University Professor, and author of Constituents of Matter—will host Pulitzer Prize winner C. K. Williams as part of its 2013 speaker series.

Williams, who will appear Oct. 15, has also received the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award. His most recent poetry collections are Wait, and Writers Writing Dying, along with the non-fiction studies On Whitman, and In Time: Poets, Poems, and the Rest.

Other speakers in the series include:SholehWolpe2013


Sept. 24 Sholeh Wolpé, whose three poetry collections include Keeping Time with Blue Hyacinths. Wolpé  received the 2010 Lois Roth Translation for Sin–
Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad, has also translated Leaves of Grass into Persian.



Nov. 5Nina Corwin, whose volumes include The Uncertainty of Maps. Corwin is an advisory editor for Fifth Wednesday Journal.


Nov. 19Michelson2013Seth Michelson, whose Eyes Like Broken Glass received the 2013 International Book Award.


Maureen Alsop appeared earlier in the season. Video of her poetry discussion and reading can be access at the Tabula Alsop2013Poetica website, as can that of all speakers. Alsop’s books include Mantic and Apparition Wren.

All events take place at Chapman University in Orange, CA. Poetry talks occur at 2:30 p.m., readings at 7 p.m.

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