image: © Lynn Davis
*Please note: Doors will open at 6:30 for Writing Program students. Doors will open at 6:45 for the general public.
A reading by John Ashbery followed by a Q&A with the poet and Columbia School of the Arts faculty member Timothy Donnelly. The New Yorker calls Ashbery's style "so influential that its imitators are legion." Ashbery has won nearly every major prize for poetry, including the Pultizer Prize and the National Book Award.