Friday, May 01, 2009

Paul Muldoon reading Monday May 18

Paul Muldoon, poetry editor of the New Yorker and Princeton professor, is reading at the UW on Monday, May 18 at 8pm, as part of the Roethke Reading series. The reading is free. Mr. Muldoon won the Pulitzer in 2003 for Moy Sand and Gravel.

From the website:

"Paul Muldoon is the Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor at Princeton University, Chair of the Peter B. Lewis Center for the Arts, and the Poetry Editor of the The New Yorker. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His major works include New Weather (1973), Why Brownlee Left (1980), Meeting the British (1987), Madoc: A Mystery (1990), Hay (1998), Horse Latitudes (2006), and Moy Sand and Gravel (2002), which was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize.

In addition, Mr. Muldoon is the recipient of the 1996 American Academy of Arts and Letters award in literature, the 1994 T.S. Eliot Prize, the 1997 Irish Times Poetry Prize, the 2003 Griffin International Prize for Excellence in Poetry, the 2004 American Ireland Fund Literary Award, the 2004 Shakespeare Prize, the 2005 Aspen Prize for Poetry, and the 2006 European Prize for Poetry."

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