Poet Daisy Fried will speak in the Clowes Memorial Hall Krannert Room on Tuesday, February 2, at 7:30 PM as part of Butler University’s spring 2016 Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 317-940-9861.

Daisy FriedFried is the author of three books of poetry: Women’s Poetry: Poems and Advice (2013), named by Library Journal one of the five best poetry books of 2013; My Brother Is Getting Arrested Again (2006), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and She Didn’t Mean to Do It (2000), which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Award. For her poetry, she’s received Guggenheim, Hodder, and Pew fellowships, as well as a Pushcart Prize and the Cohen Award from Ploughshares.

Recent poems have been published in the London Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, Poetry, The Threepenny Review, and Best American Poetry 2013. She reviews books of poetry for The New York Times, Poetry, and the Threepenny Review and won the Editors Award from Poetry for “Sing, God-Awful Muse,” an essay about reading Paradise Lost and breastfeeding. She is on the faculty of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers.

Fried will be followed by author Lev Grossman (February 17, Atherton Union, Reilly Room), novelist/short-story writer Benjamin Percy (February 29, Schrott Center), poet Claudia Rankine (March 17, Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall), and poet/National Book Award winner Marilyn Hacker (April 5, Clowes Memorial Hall, Krannert Room).


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