This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on October 21, 2013 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry
Rosanna Warren born in 1953 in Fairfield, Connecticut. She is the Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. Her book of criticism, Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry
, was published by W. W. Norton in 2008. Her most recent books of poems are Ghost in a Red Hat
(2011) and Departure
(2003), both from W. W. Norton. She is the recipient of awards from the Academy of American Poets, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Wallace Foundation, and the New England Poetry Club, among others. She was a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1999 to 2005, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in Chicago.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to Rosanna Warren, please click here