Poetry Days with Laura Kasischke

laurakBoston College welcomes award-winning poet and novelist Laura Kasischke to campus November 5. She will give a talk at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kasischke’s books of poetry include Wild Brides; Fire and Flower; Gardening in the DarkLilies Without; Space, in Chains (a National Book Critics Circle Award winner), and, most recently, The Infinitesimals.  She has been honored with the Juniper Prize, the Beatrice Hawley Award, the Alice Fay DiCastagnola Award, the Bobst Award for Emerging Writers, and the Rilke Poetry Prize from the University of North Texas. She has also won several Pushcart Prizes, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. She has written nine novels, three of which have been made into movies: Suspicious RiverWhite Bird in a Blizzard and The Life Before Her Eyes. Sponsors: Lowell Humanities Series and Poetry Days. Read more about her campus visit, including an informal colloquium planned with BC students and faculty, in the Boston College Chronicle.

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