November 16, 2007 – Lyn Hejinian: “Poetry and Poetics”

LECTURE AND DISCUSSION
Friday, November 16 / 4–5:30 PM / Humanities 210

POETRY READING
Friday, November 16 / 6:30–7:30 PM
Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street, downtown Santa Cruz


Lyn Hejinian is the author or co-author of fourteen books of poetry, including My Life in the Nineties (Shark, 2003) and The Fatalist (Omnidawn, 2003), as well as the award-winning My Life (Green Integer, 2002). Poetry Flash has described My Life as a work that has “real, almost hypnotic power, obvious intelligence, and [is] astonishingly beautiful.” Hejinian teaches in the English Department at UC Berkeley. Her critical writings were published in The Language of Inquiry (California, 2000). She has been the editor of Tuumba Press and co-editor of Poetics Journal.

For more information contact Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu

Sponsored by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster