Join us for a night of poetry with Stephanie Burt, Catherine Rockwood, and Rachel Trousdale!
*Masks are required for attendees.*
Stephanie Burt is the author of five poetry collections, including Advice from the Lights and Belmont, and several works of criticism, including Don’t Read Poetry and Close Calls with Nonsense. She teaches at Harvard University.
Catherine Rockwood learned to read early, and improperly. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Contrary Magazine, Reckoning Magazine, The Ethel Zine, SWWIM, and elsewhere. You can find her on Twitter at @martin65.
Rachel Trousdale is Assistant Professor of English at Framingham State University, USA. She is the author of Nabokov, Rushdie, and the Transnational Imagination: Novels of Exile and Alternate Worlds (2010).
Effusive new poems by Stephanie Burt, “perhaps our greatest poet of having yet more to say” (Boston Review)
Modern poetry, at least according to the current consensus, is difficult and often depressing. But as Humor in Modern American Poetry shows, modern poetry is full of humorous moments, from comic verse published in popular magazines to the absurd juxtapositions of The Cantos.