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A.E. Stallings: “Austerity Measures”: An American Poet on Living, Writing, and Translating in Athens
March 10, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pmfree
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
A. E. Stallings
Poet and Translator
An American Poet on Living, Writing, and Translating in Athens
A. E. (Alicia) Stallings studied classics in Athens, Georgia, and the University of Oxford, and has lived in Athens, Greece, since 1999. She has published three books of poetry and a recent new verse translation of Lucretius, The Nature of Things (Penguin Classics). Her debut poetry collection, Archaic Smile, received the 1999 Richard Wilbur Award and was a finalist for both the Yale Younger Poets Series and the Walt Whitman Award. Her second collection, Hapax (2006), was awarded the 2008 Poets Prize. Her poems have appeared in The Best American Poetry anthologies of 1994 and 2000, and third collection, Olives, has been published by Northwestern University. She has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, the Eunice Tietjens Prize, the 2004 Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award, and the James Dickey Prize. In 2010, she was awarded the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize. In 2011, she won a Guggenheim Fellowship, and recently, she received the McArthur Award.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Scheide Caldwell House Room 103
Supported by the Christos G. and Rhoda Papaioannou Modern Greek Studies Fund