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Kowald Legacy Series at CCNY features poet Kimiko Hahn, Nov. 14

Poet Kimiko Hahn.
Poet Kimiko Hahn

Poet Kimiko Hahn, award-winning author of nine books of verse, presents two readings in The City College of New York’s Rifkind Center, NAC room 6/316, on Nov. 14. “Craft Talk,” 2 – 3 p.m.  and “Reading,” 5 – 6 p.m., to conclude this semester’s Kowald Legacy Series. Both are free and open to the public.

The readings are supported by the Kenneth Kowald Fund for Advancing American Literature and the Rifkind Center for the Humanities in City College's Division of Humanities and the Arts.

Hahn’s critically acclaimed work includes the books “The Artist's Daughter: Poems,” “The Narrow Road to the Interior,” “Toxic Flora” and “Brain Fever.”

She’s the winner of the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry, the American Book Award, and the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has also been awarded fellowships by the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Hahn is a distinguished professor at Queens College. In 2016, she was elected president of the Poetry Society of America.

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