Poetry Reading: Ron Padgett

April 9, 2007

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Ron Padgett

Wednesday, April 11th, 4 pm
Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street
Please join us for a poetry reading by Ron Padgett on Wednesday, April 11th, 4pm. This event is free and open to the public. The Beinecke Library is located at 121 Wall Street, New Haven.
Ron Padgett is the author of numerous poetry collections, including You Never Know, New & Selected Poems, The Big Something, and Great Balls of Fire. His works of translation include Blaise Cendrars’s Complete Poems, Pierre Cabanne’s Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp, and Guillaume Apollinaire’s The Poet Assassinated. He has written several volumes of prose, including The Straight Line and Blood Work and two memoirs of his writing life and his friendships with poets Ted Berriagn and Joe Brainard. He has received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Columbia University’s Translation Center.

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