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Poetry reading with Lyn Hejinian, University of California-Berkeley

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  • Categories: KU calendar, Poetry
  • Event posted: Feb. 26, 2008
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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Lyn Hejinian, an award-winning poet, essayist and translator, teaches at the University of California-Berkeley. She has produced dozens of books in a wide variety of genres. She edited "The Best American Poetry 2004" and is perhaps best known for her groundbreaking experimental autobiography My Life and for the widely influential essay "The Rejection of Closure." In the fall of 2000, she was elected the 66th fellow of the Academy of American Poets and in 2006, a chancellor of the academy. She has received numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship.

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