A Political Poetry: a Reading and Conversation with Poet Solmaz Sharif

Date: 

Monday, October 22, 2018, 4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

Image of the poet Solmaz SharifThe poet and Radcliffe Institute visiting scholar Solmaz Sharif will read selected poems and participate in a discussion with Evie Shockley RI ’19.

Presented by the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study. Registration and additional information here.

Award-winning poet and Radcliffe Institute visiting scholar Solmaz Sharif will read selected poems and participate in a moderated discussion. Sharif's work has been recognized with a “Discovery”/Boston Review Poetry Prize, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship. She has also received a 2016 Lannan Literary Fellowship, the 2017 Theodore H. Holmes ’51 and Bernice Holmes National Poetry Prize from the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University, and the 2017 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry.