TUESDAY, MAY 18, 7pm – POETRY
Poets & Prophets Presents
Daniel Hoffman is the author of eleven books of poetry, including Beyond Silence: Selected Shorter Poems, Hang-Gliding from Helicon: New and Selected Poems, winner of the 1988 Paterson Poetry Prize; Brotherly Love, a National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award nominee, and most recently from Braziller Press, Makes You Stop and Think: Sonnet. He is a Chancellor Emeritus of The Academy of American Poets and has won numerous awards including the Arthur Rense Poetry Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry from The Sewanee Review, The Hazlett Memorial Award, and grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is a former United States Poet Laureate (the appointment previously was known as “Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress”, 1973 to 1974). Until 1996, he taught as the Felix E. Schelling Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania.