Public Reading March 21, 7:00 PM, Gorecki 204 A&B
Susan Stewart's earlier books of poetry are Red Rover; Columbarium, which won the 2003 National Book Critics Circle award, and The Forest. Her most recent books of criticism are The Poet's Freedom: A Notebook on Making; Poetry and the Fate of the Senses, which won the Christian Gauss Award for Literary Criticism; and The Open Studio: Essays on Art and Aesthetics, a collection of her writings on contemporary art.
She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2005 and in the Spring of 2009 she received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Stewart has received fellowships from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Guggenheim Foundation as well as two grants from the NEA and a MacArthur Genius Award.
For more information about Susan Stewart and her work, please visit http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/susan-stewart
These events are presented in collaboration with Fine Arts Programming at the College of Saint Benedict
and Saint John's University. Please visit the Fine Arts website for more information.