Past Event

Jorie Graham Reading

December 7, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Hybrid Event

How to Attend

Columbia University students are invited to watch the online reading with Professor Tim Donnelly in 413 Dodge Hall where refreshments will be served.

To join via Zoom, Register here

Jorie Graham photo by Jeanette Montgomery

Jorie Graham’s latest collections are [To] The Last [Be] Human (Copper Canyon, 2022), which brings together her four most recent books of poetry, and To 2040, a new collection which will be published by Copper Canyon in April 2023. Born in New York City in 1950, Graham was raised in Rome, Italy and educated in French schools. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris before attending New York University as an undergraduate, where she studied filmmaking. She received an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa. Graham is the author of 14 previous collections, including Runaway (Ecco 2020), Fast (Ecco 2017), PLACE (Ecco 2012), Sea Change (Ecco, 2008) and The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994, which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Graham has also edited two anthologies, Earth Took of Earth: 100 Great Poems of the English Language (1996) and The Best American Poetry 1990. Her work has been widely translated and is the recipient of multiple awards, including a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship, The Forward Prize (UK), The International Nonino Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and The Wallace Stevens Award. She has taught at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and is currently the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University.

Organized by Timothy Donnelly, Writing.