Poet Lynn Emanuel will be signing at Off Square Books at 5 p.m. before giving a reading at the University Depot as part of the English Department's reading series.
Lynn Emanuel is the author of three previous poetry collections: Hotel Fiesta; The Dig; and Then, Suddenly—. Her work has been included in the Pushcart Prize anthology, Best American Poetry, and The Oxford Book of American Poetry. Emanuel
is the recipient of numerous awards including the Eric Matthieu King
Award from The Academy of American Poets, two National Endowment for the
Arts Fellowships and a National Poetry Series Award. She is professor
of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
“I have long believed that Lynn Emanuel is one of the most innovative and subversive poets now writing in America. Her aesthetic and artistic choices consistently invoke a complex hybrid poetics that radically reimagines the shape of our poetic discourse.