Master Class: Daniel Borzutzky

Tuesday, Oct 23 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM, CAPA Symposium
Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2018
Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 7:30 PM Tuesday, Oct 23 2018 8:30 PM America/New_York Master Class: Daniel Borzutzky OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Master Class with visiting poet, Daniel Borzutzky: "Lines we Cross, Lines that Cross Us: Literature and Migration." CAPA Symposium Bennington College

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Daniel Borzutzky won the 2016 National Book Award in Poetry for his collection The Performance of Becoming Human (Brooklyn Arts Press). A Chilean-American writer and translator of Spanish-language poets, he is Associate Professor of English at Wilbur Wright College in Chicago. His latest collection, Lake Michigan (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018), a series of 19 lyric poems, imagines a prison camp on a Chicago beach that is privatized, racially segregated, and overrun by a brutal police force. Borzutzky’s translation of Chilean poet Galo Ghigliotto’s Valdivia won the 2017 National Translation Award from ALTA, the American Literary Translators Association.