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Poetry Reading: John Ashbery

LISTEN: John Ashbery Reading at Beinecke November 12, 2013.

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.

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