Carolyn Forché, Poetry Reading – April 13, 7 PM in Buttrick 101
♦ April 13, Buttrick 101: Carolyn Forché, poetry
Carolyn Forché is an American poet, translator, and memoirist. She is the author of five books of poetry. Her most recent collection, In the Lateness of the World (Penguin, 2020), was a 2021 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and winner of the American Book Award. Her memoir, What You Have Heard Is True, was published by Penguin Press in 2019. In 2013, Forché received the Academy of American Poets Fellowship given for distinguished poetic achievement. In 2017, she became one of the first two poets to receive the Windham-Campbell Prize. She is a professor at Georgetown University.