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Poetry Reading and Book Signing: Brittany Perham

September 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brittany Perham, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize for her book Double Portrait, will read selections from her work and answer questions. She will sign copies of her book afterwards.

Brittany Perham is the author of Double Portrait (W.W. Norton, 2017), which was selected by Claudia Rankine for the Barnard Women Poets Prize; The Curiosities (Free Verse Editions, 2012); and, with Kim Addonizio, the collaborative chapbook The Night Could Go in Either Direction (SHP, 2016). In 2016 she received the Elizabeth Matchett Stover Memorial Award given by Southwest Review; she has also received awards and fellowships from the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fund, and the James Merrill House Foundation. She is a Jones Lecturer in the creative writing program at Stanford University, where she was a Wallace Stegner Fellow. She lives in San Francisco.
Read excerpts from Double Portrait by clicking the links below:

From Adroit Journal
From 32 Poems
From The Collagist

Watch video of the author reading her poetry by clicking the following link: Brittany Perham reads “Exhibitionist”

This event is sponsored by the Department of English and Communication Studies and the School of Liberal Arts.
This event is free and open to the public.


September 19, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dubinsky Student Center, Eighth Floor Alcove
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY 10001 United States