Writers Series: Susan Stewart
Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
The English Department welcomes Susan Stewart as part of the Writers Series.
Susan Stewart is both an accomplished poet and a highly regarded critic. Her five books of poetry have been accompanied by six critical volumes on poetry, literature, aesthetics, and folklore. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the MacArthur Foundation. Her fourth book of poetry, Columbarium, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, and her critical book Poetry and the Fate of the Senses received the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism as well as the Christian Gauss Award for Literary Criticism from Phi Beta Kappa. She teaches poetry and aesthetics at Princeton University and directs its Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts.
This event is free and open to the public.