November 1, 2010

Tan Lin is second guest poet in series at Homewood

The Department of English will continue its Poetry at Hopkins English series with a reading by New York–based poet Tan Lin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, in Gilman’s Marjorie Fisher Hall (room 50) on the Homewood campus.

Lin is the author of Lotion Bullwhip Giraffe, Blipsoak 01 and Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. The Joy of Cooking. His visual and video work has been exhibited at the Yale Art Museum, Sophienholm in Denmark and Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York. He is a professor of English and creative writing at New Jersey City University.

Lin’s reading is the second in the poetry series started in April by Christopher Nealon, an associate professor and director of graduate studies. The series will continue in spring 2011 with readings by Joshua Clover and Lyn Hejinian.