Aaron Shurin

Monday, Mar 30, 2020 7:00 PM

Location:
In the basement
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley

Aaron Shurin is the author of fourteen books of poetry and prose, most recently The Blue Absolute, just out from Nightboat Books. Other works include: Flowers & Sky: Two Talks (Entre Rios Books, 2017), The Skin of Meaning: Collected Literary Essays and Talks (University of Michigan Press, 2015), and two books from City Lights: Citizen (poems, 2012) and King of Shadows (essays, 20008). His writing has appeared in over forty national and international anthologies, and has been supported by grants from The National Endowment for the Arts, The California Arts Council, The San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Gerbode Foundation. A pioneer in both LGBTQ+ studies and innovative verse, Shurin is the former director and currently Professor Emeritus for the MFA Writing Program at the University of San Francisco.