Curate the Campus : August Kleinzahler
US poet August Kleinzahler published his first book of poetry, A Calendar of Airs, in 1978. Since then, he has published seven others, including Storm over Hackensack (1985); Earthquake Weather (1989); Red Sauce Whiskey and Snow (FSG, 1995); Green Sees Things in Waves (FSG, 1998); and Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems 1975-1990 (FSG, 2000).
In 2003, Farrar, Straus and Giroux published The Strange Hours Travelers Keep, which won the 2004 Griffin International Poetry Prize and the 2004 Gold Medal in Poetry from the Commonwealth Club of California, and was short-listed for the U.K.'s Forward Prize in Poetry.
His most recent collection of poetry is Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Faber & Faber, 2011).
The reading takes place in the Peter Scott Gallery.
Wednesday 11 May 2011 @ 6pm at Peter Scott Gallery