The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
and Women Poets at Barnard
invite you to a literary evening
A Poetry Reading by JEAN VALENTINE
Monday November 28, 2016
302 Barnard Hall, Barnard College, New York City
Barnard Hall is located immediately upon entering through the main gate of the Barnard College campus at Broadway and 117th Street.
Refreshments to follow
Named State Poet of New York in 2008, Jean Valentine is the author of ten books of poems. Her first collection, Dream Barker and Other Poems, won the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1965. Her Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, won the National Book Award in 2004. Her most recent book of poems is Shirt in Heaven, from 2015. Valentine has received grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Bunting Institute. The Poetry Society of America awarded her the Shelley Memorial Prize in 2000, and in 2009 she received the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets.