The Twenty-Sixth Annual
WALLACE STEVENS BIRTHDAY BASH
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Featuring guest speaker—
"Sunday Morning with Wallace Stevens"
Edward Hirsch, a MacArthur Fellow, has published ten books of poems, most recently Gabriel: A Poem (2014) and Stranger by Night (2020).
He has also published six prose books about poetry, including A Poet's Glossary (2014) and 100 Poems to Break Your Heart (2021).
His new book, The Heart of American Poetry, will be published next spring. He is the president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Followed by a special musical offering—
Robert Carl performs "13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,"
a bagatelle set for a narrating pianist, inspired by the Wallace Stevens Walk.