Poet to read his work March 12

Poet George Kalogeris to read from his work March 12

March 5, 2019
George Kalogeris

Portrait of George Kalogeris.

Poet George Kalogeris will present a reading of his work on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Farrell Room. Kalogeris teaches English literature and classics in translation at Suffolk University in Boston, where he is the director of the Poetry Center.

This program is open to the public.

Kalogeris is the author of a book of paired poems in translation, Dialogos (Antilever, 2012), and of a book of poems based on the notebooks of Albert Camus, Camus: Carnets (Pressed Wafer, 2006). His current book of poems is Guide to Greece (Louisiana State University, 2018).

His poems and translations have been anthologized in Joining Music with Reason, chosen by Christopher Ricks (Waywiser, 2010) and in So Little Time: Words and Images for World in Climate Crisis (2014), edited by Green Writers Press Managing Editor, Dede Cummings and featuring Greg Delanty of the Saint Michael’s College English faculty along with other poets and photographers. (2014).

His prizes include: the James Dickey Prize for Poetry (Five Points), the Meringoff Prize for Poetry from the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers, and the Daniel Varoujan Prize from the New England Poetry Club.

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