Monday, September 19, 2011

EVENTS NEWS: Tabula Poetica Presents, Tony Barnstone, Oct. 4

Chapman University, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of English would like to invite you to the 2011 Tabula Poetica series continuing Tuesday, October 4 with Tony Barnstone.

Tony Barnstone is The Albert Upton Professor of English at Whittier College and the author of twelve books. His books of poetry include Tongue of War: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki, winner of the John Ciardi Prize in Poetry (BKMK P); The Golem of Los Angeles, winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award in Poetry (Red Hen P); Sad Jazz: Sonnets (Sheep Meadow P); and Impure: Poems by Tony Barnstone (UP of Florida). He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and is also a distinguished translator of Chinese poetry and literary prose and an editor of literary textbooks, including The Anchor Book of Chinese Poetry (Anchor) and The Art of Writing: Teachings of the Chinese Masters (Shambhala).

All poetry talks will begin at 1 p.m. in the Wilkinson Chapel and readings will being at 7 p.m. in Henley Room in Leatherby Libraries. These events are free and open ot the public.

This series is sponsored by the Department of English, Leatherby Libraries, Department of History, Conservatory of Music and supported by Poets & Writers, Inc.

For more information, please visit the Tabula Poetica.  

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