Jean Burden Poetry Series - Daniel Borzutzky

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Golden Eagle Ballroom


daniel Borzutzky to read at 2017 jean burden poetry

Note: Joy Harjo, originally scheduled to appear as the 2017 Jean Burden Poetry reader, was forced to cancel her appearance because of unforeseen circumstances.

National Book Award winning poet Daniel Borzutzky will read from his works at the 2017 Jean Burden Poetry Reading to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017. This event will be held in the Golden Eagle Ballroom at the California State University, Los Angeles. Doors will open at 5:30pm for a buffet reception and the program will begin at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.  

Daniel Borzutzky is the author of The Performance of Becoming Human, winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Poetry. His other books and chapbooks include In the Murmurs of the Rotten Carcass Economy (2015), Bedtime Stories for the End of the World! (2015), Data Bodies (2013), The Book of Interfering Bodies (2011), and The Ecstasy of Capitulation (2007). He has translated Raúl Zurita’s The Country of Planks (2015) and Song for his Disappeared Love (2010), and Jaime Luis Huenún’s Port Trakl (2008). His work has been supported by the Illinois Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Pen/Heim Translation Fund. He lives in Chicago.

This event is made possible by the College of Arts and Letters, the Department of English, the Cal State LA Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, the Cross Cultural CentersStatement Magazine, the Statement Unbound Literary Society, the MFA in Creative Writing and Media Arts, the American Communities Program, and the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities.

For information on parking, please visit Cal State LA Campus Maps. For more information, contact the Department of English at (323) 343-4140.

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