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Poetry Reading and Book Signing: Brittany Perham
September 19 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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:
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.