Sandra Gilbert: Judgement Day
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
William Keith Room
College of Marin Library at Kentfield
Sandra M. Gilbert, Distinguished Professor of English Emerita at the University of California, Davis, is the author of eight collections of poetry: In the Fourth World (Alabama), The Summer Kitchen (the Heyeck Press), Emily’s Bread, Blood Pressure, Ghost Volcano and Kissing the Bread: New and Selected Poems 1969-1999 (the last four all from W. W. Norton), The Italian Collection (Depot Books), and Belongings (Norton). Aftermath, was also published by Norton, in 2011. Eugene Tiegens Memorial Prize (awarded by Poetry Magazine).
A former president of the Modern Language Association, Gilbert was the first M. H. Abrams Distinguished Visiting Professor of English at Cornell University in the spring of 2007; in the past she has also taught at Princeton, Indiana, and Stanford universities, as well as Cal. State, Hayward, and Williams College. She has been a recipient of Guggenheim, Rockefeller, NEH, and Soros Foundation fellowships, and she has held residencies at Yaddo, MacDowell, Bellagio, and Bogliasco. With Susan Gubar, she was named a Ms. “Woman of the Year” in 1986.
This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.