Author of "Behind My Eyes," Poet Li-Young Lee

Hollins University
7916 Williamson Road
Roanoke, VA 24020
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Roanoke County
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014 (8:00 PM)
Phone: (540) 362-6451

Author of "Behind My Eyes," Poet Li-Young Lee

Thursday, November 13, 8:15 pm

Green Drawing Room, Main

Li-Young Lee has written four critically acclaimed books of poetry; his most recent is Behind My Eyes. Earlier collections include Book of My Nights; Rose, winner of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award from New York University; and The City in Which I Love You, the 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection. His memoir, entitled The Winged Seed: A Remembrance, received an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation. Lee's honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Lannan Foundation, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In 1988 he received the Writer's Award from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation.

Funding provided by the Dee Hull Everist Visiting Speaker Series.

Q&A with the Author, Friday, November 14, 11 - Noon, Hollins Room, Wyndham Robertson Library

Last Updated: 7/11/2014 12:50 PM
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