Patricia Carlin

Patricia Carlin received her Ph.D. from Princeton University, focusing on Shakespeare studies, and poetry and poetics. Her most recent poetry collection, Second Nature, appeared in May 2017. Previous books include Quantum Jitters and Original Green, poetry collections, and Shakespeare’s Mortal Men, a study of Shakespeare’s plays in their cultural context. She has published widely in journals and anthologies such as Pleiades, Verse, Boulevard, BOMB, American Letters & Commentary, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency; and she co-edits the poetry journal Barrow Street. Honors include fellowships at The MacDowell Colony, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She teaches literature and poetry writing at The New School, where she has received the University Distinguished Teaching Award.

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American Poetry Today

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 2:30pm

Past Event

The American poet Ezra Pound proclaimed that “Poetry is news that stays news!” On a different note, his contemporary William Carlos Williams said that “It is difficult / to get the news from poems / yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there.” Do modernist maxims such as… read more »