112th: Adrianne Kalfopoulou & Rachel Hadas

Event date: 
10/20/2014 - 7:00pm

Join us Monday, October 20th, at 7pm for Greece: Journeys and Returns, a special joint reading with Adrianne Kalfopoulou and Rachel Hadas. Adrianne will be reading from her latest book, Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living, and Rachel will reading from her last book of poems, The Golden Road

Adrianne Kalfopoulou has taught creative writing and literature in the Creative Writing Program at New York University and at the University of Freiburg. She is currently Associate Professor of Language and Literature at Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece. She is the author of two poetry collectionsand her poems and essays have been published widely. Her latest book, Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living, is an incisive and courageous collection charting the wreckage of post-modernity’s never-ending states of crisis, from austerity-ravaged Athens to post-9/11 New York. One of its essays was named "Notable Essay of the Year" in 2013 by Best American Essays

Rachel Hadas is Board of Governors Professor of English at Rutgers University-Newark and the author of over a dozen volumes of poetry, essays, and translations.  Her most recent book of poems is The Golden Road (2012).  A new book of poems, Questions in the Vestibule, is in preparation; a selected prose  book, Talking to the Dead, is forthcoming
in 2015 from Spuyten Duyvil Press.

Event address: 
536 W 112th St
New York, NY 10025
Can't make it? Reserve a signed copy by calling our store today: 
Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781597095372
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Published: Red Hen Press - September 9th, 2014

The Golden Road Cover Image
$18.65
ISBN: 9780810128590
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Published: Triquarterly Books - October 31st, 2012