Keystone to present poet David Lehman

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Posted: 03/19/2014

David LehmanLa Plume – In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will present a poetry reading by acclaimed poet David Lehman on Tuesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Mr. Lehman is the author of several poetry collections, including New and Selected Works, Yeshiva Boys, When a Woman Loves a Man, and Jim and Dave Defeat the Masked Man. He also published books of criticism in which The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets was named a “Book to Remember 1999” by the New York Public Library, and his study of detective novels, The Perfect Murder, was nominated for an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Mr. Lehman’s honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, an award in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award.

He currently serves as the series editor of The Best American Poetry, which he initiated in 1988, and the general editor of the University of Michigan Press’s Poets on Poetry Series. He is on the core faculty of the graduate writing programs at the New School and New York University.

For more information, please contact Kate Dempsey Jones at (570) 945-8161.