ATHENS | Noted local poet to deliver reading at UGA | News
ATHENS, Ga. -- Noted poet A.E. Stallings will give readings and participate in a series of public events at the University of Georgia later this month.
Stallings, a UGA alum and Georgia native, is director of the poetry program at the Athens Centre in Greece. Last year, she was one of just 22 people worldwide to win a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant."
She will deliver a reading March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Cine. She will be joined by retired UGA English professor Coleman Barks, an internationally known translator of the Persian poet Rumi.
On March 26, Stallings will take part in an 11 a.m. discussion on the poetics of translation in the Miller Learning Center, room 214. At 2:30 p.m., she will deliver a keynote presentation in the UGA Chapel.