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Great Writers, Great Readings

Wednesday, April 23, 7 p.m.

Phillis Levin

Phillis Levin is a core faculty member of Hofstra University’s Creative Writing program. She is the author of four books of poetry – Temples and Fields, The Afterimage, Mercury, and May Day – and is the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet. Her honors include the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award, an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant, a Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia, The Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently serving on the executive council of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW).

Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

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Phillis Levin