Joshua Harmon and Andrew Zawacki
Thursday, March 26, 2020
MASTER CLASS: "The Poetics of Walking"—5:00 p.m., Faculty Parlors, Main Building
Two acclaimed poets will read from their new collections. Joshua Harmon is the author of three books of poetry—"The Soft Path," "Le Spleen de Poughkeepsie," and "Scape"—and three books of prose—"The Annotated Mixtape" (essays/memoir), "History of Cold Seasons" (short fiction), and "Quinnehtukqut" (a novel). His chapbook "Outtakes, B-Sides & Demos" won the 2019 Paul Bowles Award. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and lives in western Massachusetts. Andrew Zawacki is the author of five poetry books: "Unsun: f/11"; "Videotape"; "Petals of Zero Petals of One"; "Anabranch"; and "By Reason of Breakings." A former Rhodes Scholar and Fulbright Scholar, he earned his doctorate from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Zawacki has also published four books in France, and his translation work has earned him a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship, a French Voices Grant and a grant from the Centre National du Livre.