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March 06, 2018

Visiting Writers Series: Marie Howe

Event Details

Date & Time

Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM




The Globe Room, Cataldo Hall


Tod Marshall

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Arts Culture

About This Event

Marie Howe is an American poet and educator. Ms. Howe’s poetry is recognized for incorporating Biblical and mythical allusions and moving deftly between biographical and metaphysical aspects of human life.

She is the author of several renowned poetry collections, including: "The Good Thief"; "What the Living Do"; and "The Kingdom of Ordinary Time."

Ms. Howe is the recipient of the Lavan Younger Poets Prize from the American Academy of Poets and fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation and was the Poet Laureate of New York State from 2012-2014.

Her most recent collection, "Magdalene," has been selected on the 2017 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry.

She studied at the University of Windsor and Columbia University. She has taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Columbia University and New York University.