ROSANNA WARREN is an acclaimed poet, whose research interests include translation, literary biography, literature and the visual arts, and relations between classical and modern literature. Her second collection of poetry, Stained Glass, received a Lamont Poetry Selection award from the American Academy of Poets in 1993. Her most recent book of poems is Ghost in a Red Hat, published in 2011. She is also the author of a book of literary criticism, Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry, published in 2008.
Poetry Series 2014-2015: Co-sponsored by the College of General Studies and the BU Center for the Humanities, the Poetry Series strives to make poetry a fundamental part of university and community life. By presenting the work of both renowned and emerging poets, the series attempts to broaden our vision of poetry’s concerns and effects. In the past, the series has featured readings by Michael Longley, Jorie Graham, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Geoffrey Hill, Vona Groarke, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Marilyn Hacker, David Ferry, and Linda Gregg, among others. All readings are free and open to the public. Please direct any questions to Meg Tyler, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-358-4199.