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Henry Taylor Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Henry Taylor to read Feb. 28

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and U.Va. alumnus Henry Taylor will return to the Grounds to read from his work Feb. 28. His reading at 8 p.m. in U.Va. Bookstore is free and open to the public.

A 1965 College of Arts & Sciences graduate, Taylor is professor of literature and co-director of the graduate program in creative writing at American University in Washington, D.C. His visit is sponsored by the U.Va. English Department and Creative Writing Program.

Taylor’s third collection of poems, The Flying Change, received the Pulitzer in 1986. Other highly acclaimed poetry books include The Horse Show at Midnight, An Afternoon of Pocket Billiards, Understanding Fiction: Poems 1986 - 1996, and Brief Candles.

Taylor is also an award-winning translator. His poetry translations from Bulgarian, French, Hebrew, Italian and Russian have appeared in many periodicals and anthologies. He has also published translations from Greek and Roman classical drama.


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