The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading by Ada Limón

Buffalo Street Books is proud to partner with Cornell University's Department of Literatures in English & Creative Writing Program to present the first event in the 2021 Barbara & David Zalaznick Reading Series:

The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading by Ada Limón, poet and National Book Critics Circle Award Winner.  

Ada Limón is the author of five poetry collections, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her fourth book Bright Dead Things was named a finalist for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry, she serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency MFA program and lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Book signing to follow.

Masks and adherence to university public health guidelines REQUIRED. For latest information visit covid.cornell.edu.

The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading is a biennial event, featuring a public reading by a distinguished poet. It was established in 1980 by Margaret Rosenzweig, '32, in memory of Robert Chasen.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event address: 
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium (also known as Klarman Auditorium)
G70 Klarman Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14850
The Carrying: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315137
Availability: Available via Warehouse (7-10 Days)
Published: Milkweed Editions - April 13th, 2021

Bright Dead Things: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571314710
Availability: Available via Warehouse (7-10 Days)
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 15th, 2015