Event Title

Poetry Reading and Discussion: Fady Joudah

Presenter Information

Fady Joudah

Date

2019

Location

John Roach Center Auditorium

Start Date

3-4-2019 7:00 PM

End Date

3-4-2019 8:30 PM

Description

Join us for a reading by Fady Joudah, who will explore the concept of “origins” through the lens of poetry. Following his reading, he will take discussion questions from the audience. Copies of Joudah's books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow the event.

Joudah has published four collections of poems, The Earth in the Attic, Alight, Textu, a book-long sequence of short poems whose meter is based on cellphone character count; and, most recently, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. He has translated several collections of poetry from the Arabic. He was a winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has received a PEN award, a Banipal/Times Literary Supplement prize from the UK, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Houston with his wife and kids, where he practices internal medicine.

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Apr 3rd, 7:00 PM Apr 3rd, 8:30 PM

Poetry Reading and Discussion: Fady Joudah

John Roach Center Auditorium

Join us for a reading by Fady Joudah, who will explore the concept of “origins” through the lens of poetry. Following his reading, he will take discussion questions from the audience. Copies of Joudah's books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow the event.

Joudah has published four collections of poems, The Earth in the Attic, Alight, Textu, a book-long sequence of short poems whose meter is based on cellphone character count; and, most recently, Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. He has translated several collections of poetry from the Arabic. He was a winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2007 and has received a PEN award, a Banipal/Times Literary Supplement prize from the UK, the Griffin Poetry Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Houston with his wife and kids, where he practices internal medicine.