Naomi Shihab Nye has been a Lannan Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, and a Witter Bynner Fellow (Library of Congress). She has received a Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, the Paterson Poetry Prize, and four Pushcart Prizes.
Forrest Gander’s Be With won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Core Samples from the World was a finalist for the Pulitzer and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Gander’s translations include Alice Iris Red Horse, Poems by Gozo Yoshimasu and Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems.
Matthew Zapruder is editor at large for Wave Books, and teaches poetry in the Saint Mary’s College of California MFA. His most recent book of poems is Sun Bear. Why Poetry, a book of prose, was published in summer 2017.
HemisFair Ballroom C3, Henry B. González Center, Ballroom Level
Thursday, March 5, 2020
3:20 pm to 4:35 pm