Forrest Gander: Poetry Reading

PL2/Cemlyn Jones Pontio
Monday 18 February 2019, 18:30–19:30
Bangor University Presented with the support of Literature Wales


Forrest Gander, a writer and translator with degrees in geology and literature, was born in the Mojave Desert and lives in California. His book Core Samples from the World, a meditation on the ways we are revised and translated in encounters with the foreign, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Among his recent titles are the novel The Trace, and two translations: Then Come Back: the Lost Neruda Poems and Alice, Iris, Red Horse: Selected Poems of Gozo Yoshimasu. Be With, published in 2018, has been longlisted in the USA National Book Awards. He was the Briggs-Copeland Poet at Harvard University and later, for many years, the AK Seaver Professor of Literary Arts & Comparative Literature at Brown University.

Presented with the support of Literature Wales