The University of Arizona Poetry Center is proud to present Forrest Gander at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Forrest Gander is a poet, translator, essayist and editor of several anthologies of writing from Spain and Mexico. His 2011 poetry collection "Core Samples from the World" was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His other books include two novels, "As A Friend and Trace"; the poetry collections "Eye Against Eye," "Torn Awake," "Science & Steepleflower;" and the essay collection "Faithful Existence: Reading, Memory & Transcendence."
Gander's essays have appeared in The Nation, The Boston Review, and the New York Times Book Review, among others. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowmwnt for the Arts, the Guggenheim, Howard and Whiting Foundations, and he has received two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry.