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Forrest Gander

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2017

About Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander is a poet, translator, essayist, and editor of several anthologies of writing from Spain and Mexico. His 2011 poetry collection Core Samples from the World was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two novels, As A Friend and Trace; the poetry collections Eye Against Eye, Torn Awake, Science & Steepleflower; and the essay collection Faithful Existence: Reading, Memory & Transcendence. Gander’s essays have appeared in The Nation, The Boston Review, and the New York Times Book Review, among others. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Howard, and Whiting Foundations, and he has received two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry.

Find Events with Forrest Gander

Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: ; Hybrid, Poetry, Translation, Travel Writing

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing is proud to co-sponsor the University of Arizona Poetry Center in Phoenix, featuring poet, translator, and essayist Forrest Gander on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at the Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004) at 7 pm. This event is open to the public and free.