Princeton's Program in Creative Writing and Labyrinth Books are thrilled to invite you to a poetry reading. Members of the Program's faculty will be reading from new and recent work. They will be joined by the winners of the 2012 Leonard Milberg '53 Secondary School Poetry Prize: Hannah Srajer, Kat Kulke, Kathleen Cole, and Anthony De Santis. This international prize is awarded each year to high school juniors.
There will be a reception to follow the reading.
Jim Richardson’s many books of poems, aphorism, and essays include By the Numbers, Interglacial, Vectors, Second Guesses, Reservations and two critical studies. Richardson is the recipient, among other honors, of the 2011 Jackson Poetry Prize.
Tracy K. Smith is the author of three books of poetry: Life on Mars, which received the 2012 Pulitzer Prize; Duende, and The Body's Question. Smith is also the recipient of a 2004 Rona Jaffe Award and a 2005 Whiting Award.
Susan Wheeler is the author of a novel, Record Palace, and five books of poetry, Bag ‘o’ Diamonds, Smokes, Source Codes, Ledger and Assorted Poems. Her new volume of poems, Meme, is forthcoming this fall. Awards include the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry and the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America.
Readers will also include the following winners of the 2011 - 12 Leonard Milberg '53 Secondary School Poetry Prize:
First Place: Hannah Srajer, My First Kiss; Second Place: Kat Kulke, Autoscopy; Third Place: Kathleen Cole, Derivatives,Third Place: Anthony DeSantis, The Word Venezuela.