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

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Our Boston Correspondent Writes:

A Centenary Tribute to Elizabeth Bishop

7:00 pm on Thursday, February 10, 2011
Jacob Sleeper Auditorium, CGS, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts

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. 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, 358-4199) with any questions.

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