Literary Partners Program: Poetry and Mathematics: A Conversation & Book Launch

Emily Grosholz, poet and philosopher of mathematics, will discuss her new book, Great Circles: The Transits of Mathematics and Poetry, with Wall Street Journal Critic at Large Edward Rothstein, author of the book Emblems of Mind, about music and mathematics. Her book shows how poets use mathematical notions and mathematicians use poetic “figures of thought.” Grace Schulman will introduce her.
Grosholz has written seven books of poetry, including The Stars of Earth. Visit her at
This event is made possible through Poets House’s Literary Partners Program. Poets House is an ADA accessible facility.
Admission: Free and open to the public; RSVP to Sarah Glazer: [email protected]