Poetry Reading: John Ashbery
The Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series welcomes award-winning poet John Ashbery for a reading on Tuesday, November 12th, 4 PM at the Beinecke Library.
John Ashbery (b. 1927) is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, most recently Quick Question (2012). Other collections include Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems (2007), which was awarded the International Griffin Poetry Prize, and Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975) won the three major American prizes—the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He was presented with a National Humanities Medal in 2012 by President Obama.
Free and open to the public.