The William Carlos Williams Poetry Symposium (WCWPS) is hosting a special reading to commemorate its annual celebration of WCW's birthday -- and to acknowledge 25th anniversary of the renaming of the Williams Center.
The reading will take place Sunday, September 16, 2007 on the
Terrace of Rutherford's Williams Center from 1:00PM to 4:30PM. A
champagne reception will follow and poets will be available to sign
books. Four of WCW's family members will be attending and sharing
Featured authors include Alicia Ostriker and Laura Boss, both of
whom read at the WCW Centennial at the Williams Center in 1983; Lewis
Warsh, a featured poet at the 2005 Symposium; Urayoan Noel; Jim Klein,
WCW Poetry Cooperative member; and Tina Kelley, award winning New York
Times reporter. Bill Zavatsky, poet and Williams scholar, will open the
reading with a discussion of WCW's works.