Blacksmith House Poetry Series - Henri Cole and Rosanna Warren

April 10, 2023

BHPS Henri Cole and Rosanna Warren

56 Brattle St
Cambridge MA 02138

April 10, 2023
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Henri Cole reads from his latest collection, Gravity and Center: Selected Sonnets, 1994-2022 with Rosanna Warren, author of So Forth.

Purchase Gravity and Center: Selected Sonnets
Purchase So Forth: Poems

Founded in 1973, the award-winning Blacksmith House Poetry Series brings established and emerging writers of poetry and fiction to Harvard Square. In person readings will take place at 56 Brattle on Mondays at 8 pm. Admission is $3, tickets are available at the door.

Henri Cole

Henri Cole was born in Fukuoka, Japan to a French mother and an American father. He has published eleven collections of poetry and received many awards for his work, including the Jackson Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Award, the Rome prize, the Berlin Prize, the Lenore Marshall Award, and the Medal in Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has also published Orphic Paris, a memoir. He teaches at Claremont McKenna College.

Rosanna Warren

Rosanna Warren is the recipient of awards from the Academy of American Poets, the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Lila Wallace Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New England Poetry Club, among others. She was a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1999 to 2005, and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. From 2008 to 2009, she was a fellow of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Her most recent books are So Forth (poems) and the biography of Max Jacob: Max Jacob: A Life in Art and Letters, both from Norton 2020.