This audio was recorded at Dia:Chelsea on October 27, 2011 as part of Dia's Readings in Contemporary Poetry series. Rae Armantrout and Lisa Jarnot read that evening.
Rae Armantrout is the author of eleven books of poetry, including her most recent publication, Money Shot (2011), and her recent collection, Versed (2009), which won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Armantrout received an award in poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in 2007 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. She is Professor of Poetry and Poetics at the University of California, San Diego.
To hear Vincent Katz's introduction to Rae Armantrout, please click here.