Author of "Be With," Forrest Gander
Thursday, March 10, 7:30 pm
Forrest Gander’s poetry collection, Be With, was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize. Another book, Core Samples from the World, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the author of numerous other books of poetry, including Redstart: An Ecological Poetics and Science & Steepleflower. Gander also writes novels (As a Friend, The Trace), essays (A Faithful Existence), and translates. Gander has collaborated frequently with other artists, including photographers Sally Mann, Graciela Iturbide, Raymond Weeks, and Lucas Foglia; glass artist Michael Rogers; ceramic artists Rich Hirsch and Ashwini Bhat; artists Ann Hamilton, Tjibbe Hooghiemstra; dancers Eiko & Koma; and musicians Vic Chesnutt and Brady Earnhart.
Funding provided by the Jackson Poetry Fund.