Jean Valentine


Jean Valentine won the Yale Younger Poets Award for her first book, Dream Barker, in 1965. Her eleventh book of poetry is Break the Glass (Copper Canyon Press, 2010). Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems 1965-2003 was the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry. The recipient of the 2009 Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets, Valentine has taught at Sarah Lawrence, New York University, and Columbia.

Participant In:

Responses: Poetry with Patrick Rosal and Jean Valentine

Saturday, June 14, 2014
2:00-3:30 pm

Past Event

The “Responses” series at the Helix Center involves poets reading aloud each other’s poetry and commenting on those poems they’ve selected. For our first event in this series, we are fortunate to have two marvelous poets as participants: Patrick Rosal and Jean Valentine.