Kevin Prufer will read on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 8 p.m. in the Golden Eagle Suite, University Union as part of the UNT Visiting Writers Series.
Kevin Prufer is the author of five books of poems, the most recent of which are In a Beautiful Country (Four Way Books, 2011), a finalist for the UNT Rilke Prize; and National Anthem (Four Way Books, 2008), named one of the five best poetry books of the year by Publishers Weekly. He’s also Editor of numerous volumes, most recently New European Poets (Graywolf Press, 2008; w/Wayne Miller), Dunstan Thompson: On the Life & Work of a Lost American Master (Unsung Masters Series, 2010; w/D.A. Powell), and Until Everything is Continuous Again: Poets on the Recent Work of W. S. Merwin (WordFarm Editions, 2012; w/Jonathan Weinert). Among his forthcoming books are Churches (Four Way Books, 2014) and Into English: Essays & Multiple Translations (Graywolf Press, 2014; w/Martha Collins). He is Professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.