On September 2, 2016, Solmaz Sharif and Danniel Schoonebeek will read. Solmaz Sharif’s work has been recognized with a “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Prize, and multiple fellowships. Danniel Schoonebeek was awarded a Ruth Lily and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and his second book of poems was a winner of the 2015 National Poetry Series.
On October 7, 2016, Brenda Hillman and Robert Hass will read. Brenda Hillman authored nine collections of poetry and received the William Carlos Williams Prize for Poetry and several fellowships. Robert Hass is a former U.S. Poet Laureate, a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, and National Book Critics’ Circle Award winner.