Timothy Donnelly and Dorothea Lasky
Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2020
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Poets Timothy Donnelly and Dorothea Lasky read from their latest books of poetry The Problem of the Many and Milk, followed by a public Q&A.
Timothy Donnelly is the author of three books of poetry: The Problem of the Many (Wave Books, 2019); The Cloud Corporation (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize; and Twenty-Seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebensezeit (Grove, 2003). His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and the Best American Poetry series. The recipient of Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, the Paris Review’s Bernard F. Connors Prize, a Pushcart Prize, fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, and New York State’s Writers Institute, he is a professor at Columbia University.
Dorothea Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Milk (Wave, 2018), Rome (Norton/Liveright, 2014), and Thunderbird (Wave, 2012). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Poetry. She is also the author of Animal (Wave, 2019), a book of poetry lectures, co-author (with Alex Dimitrov) of Astro Poets: Your Guide to the Zodiac (Flatiron, 2019), and coeditor of Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry (McSweeney’s, 2013). She is an associate professor at Columbia University. In 2013 she was a visiting faculty member at Bennington College.