Hofstra University’s Great Writers, Great Readings Series presents Hofstra’s Poet-In-Residence Phillis Levin on Wednesday, April 23, 7 p.m. The Great Writers, Great Readings Series is sponsored by the MFA in Creative Writing Program in the Department of English.
Levin is a core faculty member of Hofstra University’s Creative Writing program. She is the author of four books of poetry – Temples and Fields, The Afterimage, Mercury, and May Day – and is the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet. Her honors include the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award, an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, a Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia, The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently serving on the executive council of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW).
This installment of Great Writers, Great Readings will take place at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, 1st Fl, Axinn Library, South Campus. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 516-463-5410.