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Berkeley Lunch Poems: Mary Jo Bang
March 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PSTFree
Berkeley Lunch Poems
A noontime poetry reading series
Readings will take place remotely for the 2020-2021 academic year. Zoom links will be available approximately two weeks before the event. All readings will be recorded and posted to youtube. To keep up to date, please join our list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Link for all readings: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/96370640480
Mary Jo Bang
Mary Jo Bang is the author of eight books of poems—including A Doll for Throwing, Louise in Love, The Last Two Seconds, and Elegy, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her translation of Dante’s Inferno, illustrated by Henrik Drescher, was published by Graywolf Press in 2012. Her translation of Purgatorio is forthcoming from Graywolf in July 2021. She has received a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship. She teaches creative writing at Washington University in St. Louis.