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Date & Time

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
6:00 PM

Location

Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Admission

Free and open to the public

Contact

Seminary Co-op Bookstore
(773) 752-4381
events@semcoop.com

Description

Rosanna Warren discusses “So Forth: Poems.” She will be joined in conversation by Rachel Galvin. A Q&A and signing will follow the discussion.

At the Co-op

About the book: A collection of new poems exploring womanhood, sorrow, guilt, art, and healing.

About the author: Rosanna Warren teaches at the University of Chicago. She is the author of four books of poetry, most recently "Departure" (2003) and "Ghost in a Red Hat" (2011). She has published a book of literary criticism and edited a volume of essays about translation, and has received awards from the Academy of American Poets, The American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Lila Wallace Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New England Poetry Club, among others.

About the interlocutor: Rachel Galvin is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago, and Associate Director of the Creative Writing Program. Her books of poetry include "Elevated Threat Level," which was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, and "Pulleys & Locomotion." She is the translator of Raymond Queneau’s "Hitting the Streets," which won the Scott Moncrieff Prize for translation, and co-translator of "Decals: Complete Early Poetry of Oliverio Girondo" with Harris Feinsod. Her poems and translations appear in journals including Boston Review, Colorado Review, Fence, Gulf Coast, McSweeney’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, PN Review, and Poetry. She is the author of a work of criticism, "News of War: Civilian Poetry 1936-1945," and a co-founder of Outranspo, an international creative translation collective.