Forrest Gander

Forrest Gander

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CalArts Campus

Writing Now Reading Series

Forrest Gander's books of poetry include Eye Against EyeTorn Away, and Science and Steepleflower. Though primarily a poet, Gander is also a translator, novelist, essays and the editor of several anthologies.  He has won the Whiting Writers' Award, a Howard Foundation Award, the Jessica Nobel Maxwell Memorial Prize, and two Gertrude Stein Awards for innovative North American writing. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and United States Artists. He has taught at Harvard and Brown. His most recent book Be With is a longlist finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry.