Poets Lucie Brock-Broido and Timothy Donnelly will read from their work on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Library, 43 Amity St.
The event is part of the jubilat/Jones Reading series and will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the poets.
At 2 p.m., Dara Wier and Lily Ladewig will host a poetry swap in the Trustees Room. Be Kopel and Zach Savich will lead a writers’ swap for undergraduates in the Amherst Room. Bring a poem to share.
Brock-Broido received a B.A. and a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. Her books of poetry include “Trouble in Mind,” “The Master Letters” and “A Hunger.” Her awards and honors include the Witter-Bynner prize of Poetry from the Academy of American Arts and Letters, the Harvard Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award, the Harvard-Danforth Award for Distinction in Teaching, the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from American Poetry Review, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and a Guggenheim fellowship. She is director of poetry in the School of the Arts at Columbia University.
Donnelly received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.F.A. from Columbia University, where his thesis manuscript was awarded the David Craig Austin Prize. His poems have appeared in Conduit, Denver Quarterly, Fence, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Verse and Volt. His first book of poems, “Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit,” was published by Grove Press. He is the recipient of a Master Writer Fellowship from the New York State Writers Institute and The Paris Review’s 2003 Bernard F. Connors Prize. He has been poetry editor of Boston Review since 1996. He teaches at Columbia University.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Jones Library, jubilat, the Juniper Initiative of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers, the Amherst Cultural Council, Factory Hollow Press and LEVSCo Furniture, the series showcases established and emerging poets in six readings each year.