112th: Rachel Hadas and Jennifer Franklin
Join us Thursday, April 20th at 7pm for a poetry reading with Rachel Hadas and Jennifer Franklin.
In order to facilitate this in-person author event, we will be partially closing the second floor starting at 6:45pm. Please review our COVID-19 Safety guidelines and register for the event using the link below.
or register using the following link: https://forms.gle/ZBLCXpxgkiV6XRjn7
Rachel Hadas, Professor Emerita of English at Rutgers University-Newark, is the author of many books of poetry, essays, and translations. Her most recent poetry collections are LOVE & DREAD (2021) and PANDEMIC ALMANAC (2022), and she is one of a team of forty translators of the rollicking epic from late antiquity, Nonnus's DIONYSIACA, published as TALES OF DIONYSUS by the University of Michigan Press (2022). Rachel is a longtime resident of Morningside Heights and frequenter of Book Culture.
Jennifer Franklin holds degrees in poetry from Brown University and Columbia. She has published three full-length collections, most recently If Some God Shakes Your House (Four Way Books, March, 2023). Franklin is a recipient of a 2021 CRCF Literature Award and a 2021 City Artist Corps NYFA grant for poetry. Recent work can be found in in American Poetry Review, Beloit, Bennington Review, The Common, Consequence Forum, “poem-a-day” on poets.org, Poetry Northwest, and Poetry Society’s Poetry in Motion. She teaches in Manhattanville's MFA program and the Hudson Valley Writers Center, where serves as Program Director. Her website is jenniferfranklinpoet.com.