Join us for an encounter with
2015 Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet
An evening of poetry and conversation at International Institute
Gregory Pardlo, merecedor del premio Pulitzer de Poesía 2015, leerá algunos de su poemas y conversará con el también poeta Spencer Reece en la biblioteca del Instituto Internacional. Al finalizar celebraremos con Greg Pardlo en los jardines del Instituto.
Gregory Pardlo was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Willingboro, New Jersey. His the author of Totem (2007), winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize; and Digest (2014), winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. The Pulitzer judges cited Pardlo’s “clear-voiced poems that bring readers the news from 21st Century America, rich with thought, ideas and histories public and private.” Pardlo’s poems, reviews, and translations have been widely published and are noted for “language simultaneously urban and highbrow … snapshots of a life that is so specific it becomes universal.” He is an associate editor for the literary journal Callaloo and teaches creative writing at Columbia University. He lives in Brooklyn.