Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Feb. Poetry Book Discussion Group: Yusef Komunyakaa's The Chameleon Couch: Poems

Yusef Komunyakaa is coming to Ohio! Here's the blurb from our friends at the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State:

March 29, 2012

Reading by Yusef Komunyakaa 

7:30 p.m.
Room 214
Oscar Ritchie Hall
Kent State University
Yusef KomunyakaaYusef Komunyakaa is the author of numerous books of poems, including The Chameleon Couch, Warhorses, Taboo, and Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize. Komunyakaa is the recipient of many awards and prizes, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and the William Faulkner Prize. He served as a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets from 1999 to 2005 and is currently Professor and Distinguished Senior Poet at New York University.
We are thrilled and will be reading his book The Chameleon Couch for our Feb. discussion. Hope you can come.

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