Celebrating Dorothea Tanning
From their write-up:
The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce that a celebration will be held at New York's Museum of Modern Art on October 3, 2011, to honor the 101 year-old artist and writer Dorothea Tanning, whose second book of poems, Coming To That, was published by Graywolf Press this month. Poets Richard Howard, J.D. McClatchy, Brenda Shaughnessy, Mark Strand, and Rosanna Warren, along with Chief MoMA curator Ann Temkin, will read selections of Tanning's poetry and discuss her work and fascinating life. The event, Tanning 101: A Celebration of Dorothea Tanning's Life and Work in Poetry, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the museum's Celeste Bartos Theater. It is co-sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, Graywolf Press, and the Poetry Society of America.