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Great Writers, Great Readings

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 7 p.m.

Philip Levine

Philip Levine is an award-winning American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit. In 2011 Mr. Levine was named the 18th U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress. His recent books include News of the World, Breath, The Mercy, and The Simple Truth, which won the Pulitzer Prize. He taught for many years at California State University, Fresno, and has served as distinguished writer in residence for the creative writing program at New York University. In 2000 Mr. Levine was elected a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
photo © Jim Wilson/The New York Times

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Philip Levine