Join poet Anne Waldman for a reading and pre-reading discussion at Princeton University on March 25, 2019, 9 p.m., at Hinds Library, McCosh Hall (Lower Level), Princeton University.
A Rare Books & Special Collections pre-reading discussion will also take place on March 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at RBSC, Firestone Library, Princeton.
Anne Waldman has been a prolific and active poet and performer for many years, creating radical new hybrid forms for the long poem, both serial and narrative, as with Marriage: A Sentence, Structure of the World Compared to a Bubble, Manatee/Humanity, and Gossamurmur, all published by Penguin Poets. She is also the author of the magnum opus The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment (Coffee House Press).
She was also one of the founders of the Poetry Project at St Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery, and its Director a number of years and then went on to found The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University with Allen Ginsberg in 1974.
She is a recipient of The Shelley Memorial Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is a Chancellor emeritus of the Academy of American Poets. Her most recent poetry collections are Voice’s Daughter of a Heart Yet To Be Born (Coffee House Press, 2016) and Trickster Feminism (Penguin 2018).