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Karin Roffman & Willard Spiegelman on John Ashbery
August 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The James Merrill House invites you to attend Karin Roffman and Willard Spiegelman in a conversation about the great American poet John Ashbery (1927-2017). Karin Roffman recently published the first biography of American poet John Ashbery, The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life. She is a senior lecturer in Humanities and English at Yale University. Willard Spiegelman is the Hughes Professor of English, Emeritus, at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, and now a Stonington resident. A scholar of English and American poetry, he is also a regular contributor to the arts pages of The Wall Street Journal.
Suggested donation $5.