The Kenyon Review hosts Lewis Hyde, the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Creative Writing, and Patricia Vigderman, assistant professor of English, for a reading at 4:10 p.m. in the Finn House Cheever Room.
Lewis Hyde's books include "Common as Air" (FSG, 2010), "The Gift" (Random House 1983; reprinted 2007), "Trickster Makes This World" (FSG, 1998), and the book of poems "This Error is the Sign of Love" (Milkweed Editions, 1988). He has edited a volume of the essays of Henry D. Thoreau and a book of responses to the poetry of Allen Ginsberg, and has translated the selected poems of Spain's Nobel laureate Vicente Aleixandre. Hyde's many awards include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lannan Foundation, and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 1991 he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. He is currently the Richard L. Thomas Chair in Creative Writing at Kenyon College.
Patricia Vigderman is the author of "The Memory Palace of Isabella Stewart Gardner" (Sarabande Books, 2007) and "Possibility: Essays Against Despair" (Sarabande Books, 2013). Her new book, "The Real Life of the Parthenon", will be published in January by Mad Creek Books (Ohio State University Press). Her writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, Boston Review, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, the Nation, the New York Times, Southwest Review, and other places.
Tuesday, September 26 at 4:10pm
Finn House, Cheever Room
102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022