Distinguished Poet Galway Kinnell to Read Tuesday

The award-winning poet and author will read at 7:30 pm on October 8, in Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall.

Galway Kinnell

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
7:30 pm Poetry Reading by Galway Kinnell
Wright Hall, Weinstein Auditorium

The reading is free, open to the public, and will be followed by a book sale and signing. 

book cover A New Selected Poems by Galway KinnellWinner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his Selected Poems and recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” Kinnell has been a major figure in American poetry for more than four decades. He is the author of ten books, including The Book of Nightmares, When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone, A New Selected Poems and, most recently, Strong Is Your Hold.

In addition to his many books of poetry, Kinnell has enriched the literary landscape with a novel, a collection of interviews and a children’s book. He edited The Essential Whitman and has published translations of works by poets Yves Bonnefoy, Francois Villon and Rainer Maria Rilke.

For further information, contact Jennifer Blackburn in the Poetry Center office at (413) 585-4891 or Ellen Doré Watson, Poetry Center director, at (413) 585-3368. For disability access information or to request accommodations, call (413) 585-2407. To request a sign language interpreter specifically, call (413) 585-2071 (voice or TTY) or e-mail ODS@smith.edu. All requests must be made at least 10 days prior to the event.

Read the news release on the college's website. Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Note: Some of the resources on this page require a Smith Network login to access from off-campus.


Biography in Context - Academic Journals, Reference Sources, News and Magazines.

Books & Artices

Discover - Search for books and articles by and about Galway Kinnell

Five College Library Catalog - Search for books by Galway Kinnell


Site Link
Galway Kinnell's website http://galwaykinnell.com/
Poets.org - poems, bio, and more (audio) http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/212
The Poetry Foundation - bio, poems, and more http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/galway-kinnell
Internet Poetry Archives http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/
Galway Kinnell - videos (Google search) http://www.google.com/videohp


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