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Poets at Pace: Fall 2020

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The Fall 2020 Poets @ Pace reading features, for the first time, poets who are Pace faculty members! Tune in virtually on Monday, November 16.

Each semester, the Poets @ Pace series brings important poets to campus. The Fall 2020 Poets @ Pace reading features, for the first time, poets who are Pace faculty members! 

Poets @ Pace, now in its 13th year, is organized by Pace Poet-in-Residence Charles North and sponsored by the Office of the Provost. This edition of Poets @ Pace will be held virtually. 

Monday, November 16
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Learn more and register to attend


Helane Levine-Keating: Levine-Keating has taught Comparative Literature and Creative Writing at Pace since 1983 and has published poems, reviews, and essays in various journals. She has also exhibited photography in group and solo exhibitions. Her poetry collection Lunar Eclipse was published in 2018.

Ebele Oseye (Ellease Southerland): Oseye's novel Let the Lion Eat Straw was chosen by the New York Public Library for its Black Heritage Series and recognized as a Notable Book. She has published two poetry collections, has received the Gwendolyn Brooks Award for poetry, and has taught Literature of African Peoples and Creative Writing at Pace since the 1970s.

Eugene Richie: Richie is a poet, editor, translator, and small-press publisher, in addition to being director of creative and professional writing at Pace. His sixth poetry book, Only Here Between, is due this year. He has edited John Ashbery's Selected Prose and five volumes of Ashbery's French translations, the most recent of which received special notice from both the London Poetry Book Society and the Chicago Poetry Foundation. 

Charles North: Author of 12 poetry collections as well as books of critical prose and collaborations with artists, Charles North has two NEA Fellowships, four Fund for Poetry Awards, and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant. His new and selected poems What It Is Like (2011) headed NPR's Best Poetry Books of the Year, and his recent book Everything and Other Poems was chosen as a New York Times New and Noteworthy Book.