Poet Matthew Zapruder reads from his “Why Poetry”

April 4, 2017
7:00 pm
Harry Ransom Center

Award-winning poet, editor, and translator Matthew Zapruder reads selections of his poetry and from his forthcoming book, Why Poetry, “an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers.” Author of four poetry collections, Zapruder is also the poetry editor for the New York Times Magazine and editor-at-large for Wave Books. A reception and book signing follow. Co-sponsored by the New Writers Project. Read Zapruder’s thoughts on why poetry is necessary: http://budurl.com/s4tq. This event is free and open to the public; donations welcome. Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater seats 125. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Share the event via https://www.facebook.com/events/1488099067871042/

Price: Free
300 W 21st St, Austin, TX 78712

Harry Ransom Center

300 W 21st St, Austin, TX 78712, United States