Lyn Hejinian & Eleanor Johnson

Women Poets at Barnard Reading
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
7 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall

A founding figure of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E writing movement of the 1970s, Lyn Hejinian is the author or coauthor of more than thirty-five books and chapbooks of poetry and prose, including Saga/Circus, My Life in the Nineties, Happily, Sight (written with Leslie Scalapino), and My Life. She teaches at the University of California, Berkeley. Eleanor Johnson is the author of two books of poetry, The Dwell and Her Many Feathered Bones. A third, Toad, is forthcoming. She is also the author of “Fictions of Transformation,” about the evolution of the literary theory and practice of verse and prose in the late Middle Ages. She teaches at Columbia University. Co-sponsored by Women Poets at Barnard and the Koch-Dupee Poetry of the American Avant-Garde Series at Columbia University.

Apr. 17, 2012 - 7:00 PM