Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The JMM Reading series and the GW English Department present:

 MASTER CLASS: 
READING YOUR WORK ALOUD
with Lloyd Schwartz 

Lenthall House, 606 21st Street
April 18th
7:00 pm
Join us for a talk/workshop to discuss and practice what makes a good poetry or fiction reading!

Lloyd Schwartz is Frederick S. Troy Professor of English and teaches poetry at UMass Boston.  The longtime Classical Music Editor of the Boston Phoenix and classical music critic for NPR's Fresh Air, he's now also Senior Editor of Classical Music for the web-journal New York Arts and Contributing Arts Critic for Boston's public radio station's the ARTery.  He's the author of four poetry volumes--These People (Wesleyen UP), Goodnight, Gracie, Cairo Traffic, and most recently Little Kisses (all with Chicago UP), anda collection of his Fresh Air reviews, Music In-and On-the Air (Arrowsmith).  He has edited three books by or about Elizabeth Bishop, including the Library of America's Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters.  His honors include an NEA fellowship grant in Poetry, a Pushcart Prize, inclusion in The Best American Poetry and The Best of the Best American Poetry, three ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards for his writing about music, and the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. A former actor, he has worked with such luminaries as Stockard Channing, Tommy Lee Jones, James Woods, and was a regular performer on NPR'S The Spider's Web.


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