TITLE: Dan Chiasson: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Dan Chiasson
EVENT DATE: 2008/09/27
RUNNING TIME: 27 minutes
Poet Dan Chiasson appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Poet and literary critic Dan Chiasson has published two books of poetry, "The Afterlife of Objects" (2002) and "Natural History" (Random House/Knopf, 2005), as well as a critical book on American poetry: "One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America" (Univ. of Chicago, 2007). He serves as poetry critic for The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review. His awards include a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship for poetry, a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writers' Award. He teaches poetry workshops and courses on American poetry at Wellesley College and lives in Sudbury, Mass.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008