Poetry Reading by Robin Becker and Jennifer Elise Foerster - Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series

Mon, Feb 04
  • 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Robin Becker received the Lambda Award in Poetry for All-American Girl, and has held fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard. Her many other books of poetry include Tiger Heron, Domain of Perfect Affection, The Horse Fair, and The Black Bear Inside Me. Becker is Professor Emeritus of English and women’s studies at Penn State University and a contributing editor for the Women’s Review of Books.A member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, Jennifer Elise Foerster is the author of two books of poems—Leaving Tulsa and Bright Raft in the Afterweather. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Writing Residency Fellowship, and was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. She teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA Low-Residency Program and co-directs For Girls Becoming, an arts mentorship program for Mvskoke youth.

Event Info

  • Presented By: Westminster College
  • Dates: February 4, 2019
  • Location: Kim Adamson Alumni House - Westminster College
  • Address: 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM

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