Blacksmith House Poetry Series - Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris

May 1, 2023

BHPS Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris

56 Brattle St
Cambridge MA 02138

May 1, 2023
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Ilya Kaminsky, whose latest collection is Deaf Republic, reads with Katie Farris, author of Standing in the Forest of Being Alive.

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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.

Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky was born in Odesa, Ukraine. He is the author of Deaf Republic (Graywolf Press), which was The New York Times’ Notable Book for 2019 and was a National Book Award, and Dancing In Odessa (Tupelo Press), and is the co-editor and co-translator of many other books, including Ecco Anthology of International Poetry (Harper Collins). His work received The Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Katie Farris

Katie Farris’s most recent book, Standing in the Forest of Being Alive, from Alice James Books (US) and Liverpool University Press (UK), was listed as Publisher’s Weekly’s Top 10 Poetry Books for 2023. She’s also the author of the hybrid-form text boysgirls (Marick Press, 2011; Tupelo Press 2019), and the co-translator of many works, including A Country in Which Everyone’s Name is Fear, which was one of World Literature Today’s Notable Books of 2022. She’s a Pushcart Prize winner.