Poet: Gjertrud Schnackenberg
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 : 4:30pm to 6:00pm
University Park Campus
Doheny Memorial Library
Free and open to the public.
The USC Department of English is pleased to present a poetry reading by Gjertrud Schnackenberg.
Schnackenberg is the author of six collections of poetry: Portraits and Elegies (1982), The Lamplit Answer (1985), A Gilded Lapse of Time (1992), The Throne of Labdacus (2000), Supernatural Love: Poems, 1978-1992 (2000) and Heavenly Questions (2010). She received the 2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry for The Throne of Labdacus, the 1998 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the 2004 Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin, the 1984 Rome Prize in Literature from the American Academy in Rome, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Radcliffe Institute and the Guggenheim Foundation. Schnackenberg has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1996.