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A.E. Stallings / WALLACE STEVENS POEM PROJECT

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A.E. Stallings / WALLACE STEVENS POETRY PROGRAM

Counterproof Press is proud to once again be a part of the 54th Annual Wallace Stevens Poetry Program.

Join us for the following readings that are free and open to the public:
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 p.m., Konover Auditorium, UConn Storrs
Thursday, March 9, 2017, 10 a.m., Greater Hartford Classical Magnet School, 85 Woodland St, Hartford

Acclaimed American poet A.E. Stallings studied Classics at the University of Georgia and Oxford. She has published three collections of poetry — Archaic Smile, Hapax, and Olives —  and has been praised in The Hudson Review as the “most gifted formalist of her generation.” She is also a highly regarded translator; the TLS named her verse translation of Lucretius’s The Nature of Things “One of the most extraordinary classical translations of recent times.” Stallings’ awards include a translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, and fellowships from United States Artists, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation.  She is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

 

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