“Robert Lowell: Setting the River On Fire”
Where: NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square S.
212-998-6040 Price: Free
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New York University will host “Robert Lowell: Setting the River On Fire,” a lecture by Lowell biographer Kay Redfield Jamison followed by a roundtable discussion celebrating the works of the acclaimed poet.
The event, which takes place on the 100th anniversary of Lowell’s birth, will feature: Kay Redfield Jamison, author of a new biography, Robert Lowell: Setting the River on Fire; Katie Peterson, editor of Lowell’s New Selected Poems; Frank Bidart, National Book Critics Circle-winning poet and longtime associate of Lowell; poet and The New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon; and poet Ishion Hutchinson.
The event will include a book signing of Jamison’s and Peterson’s works; Greenberg Lounge, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South. It is sponsored by the Biography Seminar at NYU; the Center for the Study of Transformative Lives; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Lowell’s publisher; Alfred A. Knopf, publishers of Kay Redfield Jamison; and the Poetry Society of America.
Please RSVP by February 23 as space is limited.Buy tickets/get more info now