Join Matthew Zapruder and Deborah Landau for an afternoon of conversation and poetry.
Professor Deborah Landau is director of the Creative Writing Program at New York University. She is the author of Soft Targets, The Uses of the Body and The Last Usable Hour both Lannan Literary Selections from Copper Canyon Press; and Orchidelirium, selected for the Robert Dana Anhinga Prize for Poetry. For many years she co-directed the KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry Series and co-hosted the video interview program Open Book on Slate.com.
In 2016, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Matthew Zapruder is an associate professor in the Saint Mary's College of California MFA Program in Creative Writing, as well as editor at large for Wave Books. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Sun Bear, Come On All You Ghosts, The Pajamaist, and American Linden, in addition to a non-fiction book Why Poetry and his collaborations and translations. His most recent book is Father's Day, out this fall from Copper Canyong Press. Zapruder's honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship, the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the May Sarton Prize from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
This event is presented in collaboration with the Marin Poetry Center.