Poetry Off the Shelf: Todd Swift & John Wilkinson
Tuesday, September 23rd, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
Two notable British poets read from new volumes of their respective selected poems,
and discuss the state of contemporary poetry in the UK. Todd Swift is Senior Lecturer in Creative & Professional Writing at the University of Worcester and Director of Eyewear Publishing. John Wilkinson chairs the Committee on Creative Writing at the University of Chicago and also teaches in the department of English Language and Literature.
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.