Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian '73, the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities in the Department of English and director of creative writing at Colgate University, is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell.
Mr. Balakian will accept the award during a ceremony on Thursday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Bucknell Hall. After the presentation, Balakian will read from his poetry and memoir, and then engage in a moderated discussion with Bucknell Professor of English Harold Schweizer. A book-signing will follow.
The event is free and open to the public.Read More