"I am 3/4ths Canadian, and one 4th New Englander - I had ancestors on both sides in the Revolutionary war." - Elizabeth Bishop

Friday, January 21, 2011

Elizabeth Bishop at 100

Poets and scholars gather to pay tribute to Elizabeth Bishop.

Poems will be read, reminiscences offered.

A not-to-be-missed literary event!

Participants include Frank Bidart, Peter Campion, Dan Chiasson, Henri Cole, Bonnie Costello, Maggie Dietz, David Ferry, Erica Funkhauser, Jonathan Galassi, Jorie Graham, Melissa Green, Saskia Hamilton, George Kalogeris, Gail Mazur, Christopher Ricks, Peter Sacks and Lloyd Schwartz.

Thursday, February 10th at 7 p.m. in the Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, CGS, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts.

Reception to follow.

Co-sponsored by the Humanities Foundation and the College of General Studies at Boston University, AGNI, the Poetry Society of America and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Please contact Meg Tyler (mtyler@bu.edu, (617) 358-4199) with any questions.

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