116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

A Discussion with Rae Armantrout

Presiding Officer: 
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver

This special event will be a discussion with Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Rae Armantrout. Jeanne Heuving, Brian Reed, and Craig Svonkin will moderate the discussion with Rae Armantrout. There will be a period for audience questions toward the end of the session.

Rae Armantrout’s most recent books, Versed, Money Shot, Just Saying, Itself, Partly: New and Selected Poems, and Entanglements (a chapbook selection of poems in conversation with physics), were published by Wesleyan University Press. In 2010 her book Versed won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and journals including Poetry, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Yorker, Bomb, The Paris Review, Postmodern American Poetry: a Norton Anthology, The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine, etc. Her books have appeared in Spanish, French, Italian, and German editions. She is recently retired from the University of California, San Diego where she was professor of poetry and poetics. Armantrout's new book, Wobble, forthcoming from Wesleyan in November of 2018, has been chosen a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award in poetry.

Closed (not accepting submissions)

Associated Sessions

Topic Type: 
Special Session