Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America
Forrest Gander’s books of poetry include Eye Against Eye, Torn Awake, and, most recently, Be With (New Directions), named the Best Poetry Book of 2018 by Publishers Weekly. Core Samples from the World, a collection of poetry, essays and photographs, was a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Gander is also a translator, novelist, essayist, and the editor of two anthologies. His own poetry has been translated into several languages, and his novel, As a Friend, was published in 2008. He lives in Rhode Island where he teaches at Brown University.