TITLE: Prize Winning Poets Tony Hoagland and Lucia Perillo
SPEAKER: Tony Hoagland, Lucia Perillo
EVENT DATE: 2009/11/12
RUNNING TIME: 88 minutes
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Tony Hoagland from Houston, Texas and MacArthur fellow Lucia Perillo from Olympia, Wash. share their poetry work at the Library of Congress.
Speaker Biography: Tony Hoagland, whose volume "What Narcissism Means to Me" made him a National Book Critics Circle finalist, is the author of four additional books of poetry and a collection of essays. In 2005, he received the Mark Twain Award for humor from The Poetry Foundation. Hoagland teaches at the University of Houston.
Speaker Biography: Lucia Perillo, a former MacArthur fellow, has written five books of poetry, most recently "Inseminating the Elephant" (2009). "Luck is Luck" (2005) was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize and won the Kingsley Tufts Prize from Claremont University. She lives in Olympia, Wash.