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Hopwood Awards Ceremony + Reading

Linda Gregerson
Monday, February 18, 2019
6:00-8:00 PM
Amphitheatre (4th floor) Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map
Please join us as we celebrate the fall winners of the 2018-19 Hopwood Underclassmen awards.

Following the announcement of the awards, there will be a reading from Linda Gregerson, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English. Light reception to follow. Free to attend and open to all!

A Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Linda Gregerson is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, where she teaches creative writing and Renaissance literature. She is the author of six books of poetry and two books of criticism, and the co-editor of one collection of scholarly essays. Gregerson's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Granta, The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, The Best American Poetry, and many other journals and anthologies. Among her honors and awards are an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, the Kingsley Tufts Award, four Pushcart Prizes, grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Mellon, and Bogliasco Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Poetry Society of America, and the National Humanities Center. In 2014, Gregerson was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Ceremony / Service
Tags: Books, Food, Free, Lecture, Literature, Poetry, Storytelling, Talk, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Students, Writing
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Hopwood Awards Program, University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers' Program, Department of English Language and Literature