UHD to Host Former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky   for Public...

UHD to Host Former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky   for Public Reading and Book Signing 

 One of the nation’s most imaginative and passionate poets to share personal work in intimate setting 

university of houston downtownThe University of Houston-Downtown’s (UHD) Cultural Enrichment Center is proud to welcome former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, founder of the Favorite Poem Project, to campus for a public reading of his personal work.

The event will enable Houstonians to hear one of the nation’s most imaginative and passionate poets, and also provide attendees the opportunity to interact with Houston’s new Poet Laureate Robin Davidson, Ph.D., a professor of English at UHD.

This reading is offered in collaboration with Public Poetry, the Houston Public Library, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston Poet Laureate Program, Houston Arts Alliance, Awty International School and the University of St. Thomas’ English Department.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 8 | 5:30 p.m.

WHO: Literary leaders including:

  •  Robert Pinsky, former U.S. poet laureate and founder of the Favorite Poem Project
  • Robin Davidson, Ph.D., Houston poet laureate and UHD professor of English

 

WHERE: University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)

Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium | A350, Third Floor Academic Building

One Main Street, Houston 77002