D. A. Powell

Spring 2014

The Lewandowski Family Poet


Photo credit: Trane DeVore

D. A. Powell’s fifth collection of poetry, Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys, won the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His previous books include Cocktails and Chronic, both finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. His honors include the Kingsley Tufts Prize in Poetry, the California Book Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the N.E.A. A former Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard, Powell teaches at the University of San Francisco.

February 19, 7pm – Reading and Book Signing, MLK 225/229

Co-sponsored by Graywolf Press and the Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center

All events are open to the public and wheelchair accessible.