David Lehman at Saint Rose

image Frequency North is kicking off its third season tonight at Saint Rose with poet, editor, and critic David Lehman. 

Lehman will read at The College of Saint Rose Thursday, October 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s Neil Hellman Library, 392 Western Ave., Albany. Copies of Lehman’s works will be available for purchase and signing.

Frequency North is sponsored by The College of Saint Rose School of Arts and Humanities and the English, Spectrum and Identity student organizations and is free and open to the public.  

For more information, contact series coordinator Daniel Nester at 518-454-2812 or nesterd@strose.edu.

Lehman has authored several collections of poems, most recently When a Woman Loves a Man (Scribner, 2005) and Jim and Dave Defeat the Masked Man (with James Cummins, Soft Skull Press, 2005). His books of criticism include The Last Avant-Garde: The Making of the New York School of Poets (Anchor, 1999), which the New York Public Library named a “Book to Remember 1999.” He is series editor of The Best American Poetry, which he initiated in 1988, and is general editor of the University of Michigan Press’s Poets on Poetry Series. In addition, Lehman is editor of a new edition of The Oxford Book of American Poetry, a one-volume comprehensive anthology of poems from Anne Bradstreet to the present.

Lehman’s honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award.

For more information and a complete schedule, visit the series’ website at www.FrequencyNorth.com.   All readings are free and open to the public.