Dorothea Lasky: “What Is Color in Poetry or Is It the Wild Wind in the Space of the Word?”
Thursday, January 23rd, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
Dorothea Lasky, a poet known for her colloquial style and dramatic readings, explores the mystical and practical relationships between color and poetry. An assistant professor at Columbia University, Lasky is the inaugural Bagley Wright Lecturer on Poetry, the co-editor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry, and the author of three poetry collections, including Thunderbird (2012).
Co-sponsored with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.