Photo by Mark DiOrio / Colgate University Portrait of Peter Balakian, Mar. 13, 2017 in Hamilton, N.Y.

Upcoming Balakian Reading, Lecture Tour


NEW YORK — Starting with his reading and talk at the University of Kansas on Thursday February 23, Pulitzer prize winning poet Peter Balakian will be reading, lecturing, and meeting with students at colleges and universities and libraries in the coming months. Balakian’s other appearances include Georgia College, the Associated Writer’s Programs Convention in Tampa, San Jose State University, Bucknell University, Worcester State University, and the Katonah (NY) Poetry Series.

The following is a list of his appearances:

February 23: University of Kansas, Hall Center, 7:30 p.m.

March 7: Georgia College, 11 a.m. Poetry Reading; keynote lecture 5 p.m.

March 8-9: AWP, Tampa Convention Center, March 8, 3:15; March 9, Noon

April 5: Bucknell University, Janet Weis Endowed, reading, 7 p.m., Stadler Center

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April 12: San Jose State University, Reading, Hammer Theatre, 7 p.m.,

April 26: Worcester State University, lecture and reading, 11:30 a.m.

June 3: Katonah (NY) Poetry Series, Katonah Library, 4 p.m. reading

Balakian is the author of many books including the Pulitzer Prize winning Ozone Journal, and Black Dog of Fate, winner of the PEN/Albrand Award. He is the Donald M and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities in the department of English at Colgate University.


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