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.
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
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.
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.