Who: Born in 1967 in Washington, DC, Matthew Zapruder is a widely published poet and translator. His first book of poetry, American Linden, was the winner of the Tupelo Press Editors' Prize, and his second collection, The Pajamaist, received the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. His book of translations from the Romanian, Secret Weapon: The Late Poems of Eugen Jebeleanu, was published in 2007. A former Lannan Literary Fellow, he was awarded a May Sarton prize from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008. Currently a resident of San Francisco, Zapruder works as an editor for Wave Books and teaches in the low-residency MFA program at UC Riverside-Palm Desert.
When: Wednesday, September 9, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Soda Activity Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Contact: MFA Program at (925)631-4457, on the web; MFA Program
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