Visiting Writers Series: Arthur Sze

Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Arthur Sze has published ten books of poetry, including Sight Lines (2019), which received the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry; Compass Rose (2014), a Pulitzer Prize finalist; The Ginkgo Light (2009), selected for the PEN Southwest Book Award and the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Book Award; Quipu (2005); The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998, selected for the Balcones Poetry Prize and the Asian-American Literary Award; and Archipelago (1995), selected for an American Book Award. His new and collected poems, The Glass Constellation, will be published by Copper Canyon Press in April 2021. He has also published one book of Chinese poetry translations, The Silk Dragon (2001). Sze is the recipient of many honors, including the Jackson Poetry Prize, a Lannan Literary Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing fellowships. He is a professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts.  


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