About the Author

Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities and professor of English at Colgate University. He is author of seven books of poems and the winner of the 2016 Pulitizer Prize for the latest of those, Ozone Journal. He is also the author of The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, a New York Times best seller, and Black Dog of Fate, a memoir. A new collection of essays, Vise and Shadow, is also available from the University of Chicago Press.

Hometown: Hamilton, NY

Events for Author

Oct 27, 2016 7:00 PM

The Great Hall of The Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street
New York, NY 10003

Peter Balakian, this year's recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for his 2015 book of poems Ozone Journal joins 12 other poets to read from their own Pulitzer-winning collections as well as select poems by past winners.

Featuring: Rae Armantrout, John Ashbery, Carl Dennis, Stephen Dunn, Jorie Graham, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, Philip Schultz, Vijay Seshadri, Natasha Trethewey, and Charles Wright.

Tickets for a private dinner with the poets and their publishers following the event are also available.

For more information visit: bit.ly/psapulitzer100.

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