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John Balaban to Read from His Most Recent Book of Poems, Empires.

LocationMain Building, Faculty Parlor

John Balaban is the author of 13 books of poetry and prose, including four volumes that together have won The Academy of American Poets’ Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Book Award. In addition to writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, he is a translator of Vietnamese poetry, and a past president of the American Literary Translators Association. Sponsored by American Studies, Asian Studies, Department of Education, English, History, Media Studies, and the offices of the Dean of Faculty and Religious and Spiritual Life.