Poet will read from her works at Vassar
WHAT: Poetry reading WHEN: Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. WHERE: Room 203 of Taylor Hall on the campus of Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Poughkeepsie DETAILS: Award-winning poet, essayist, and translator Jane Hirshfield will read from her poetry. Hirshfield has published eight collections of poetry, including “The Beauty,” “After” and “Given Sugar, Given Salt.” Her collections of essays on “the mind of poetry” — “Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World” and “Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry” — are classics in their field. Her work has been called “passionate and radiant” by The New York Times Book Review and has been described by The San Francisco Chronicle as evidencing “the grasp of a master.” The event is free and open to the public. CONTACT: Visit vassar.edu for more information.