Reading by Lisa Russ Spaar with Suzannah Spaar and Jocelyn Spaar
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Elective Affinities: A Library
Thursday, April 6, 6:30–8:30pm
205 Hudson Gallery
Hunter College Art Galleries
205 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10013
Entrance on the south side of Canal between Hudson and Watts
In the spirit of its theme of fostering creative family trees, 205 Hudson Gallery's Elective Affinities: A Library will host a reading by poet, essayist, and anthologist Lisa Russ Spaar, from her just published fifth collection of poetry, Orexia (Persea Books, 2017). Reading with Spaar will be her daughters, the poet Suzannah Spaar and the poet, artist, and translator Jocelyn Spaar.
Lisa Russ Spaar is the author of ten collections of poetry, essays, and edited anthologies; her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Rona Jaffe Award, and her essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and elsewhere. She is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.