Lawrence Ferlinghetti at 100: A Tribute

Sunday, May 5 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Literary
  • Poetry

Garrett Caples, Julien Poirier, Barbara Jane Reyes, Maw Shein Win, moderated by Emily Nemens

“I am awaiting / perpetually and forever / a renaissance of wonder.” The legendary poet, playwright, publisher, and activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti just turned 100! Author of over thirty books, co-founder of City Lights Books and City Lights Publishers, he shaped 20th century literature and continues to influence countless poets and writers. Join a celebration of Ferlinghetti’s centennial with Garrett Caples, poet and former arts journalist who interviewed Ferlinghetti for the current issue of The Paris Review; three City Lights-published poets, Julien Poirier, Barbara Jane Reyes and Maw Shein Win, who will read Ferlinghetti’s work; and moderator Emily Nemens, editor of The Paris Review.

2019-05-05 11:45:00 2019-05-05 13:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Lawrence Ferlinghetti at 100: A Tribute “I am awaiting / perpetually and forever / a renaissance of wonder.” The legendary poet, playwright, publisher, and activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti just turned 100! Author of over thirty books, co-founder of City Lights Books and City Lights Publishers, he shaped 20th century literature and continues to influence countless poets and writers. Join a celebration of Ferlinghetti’s centennial with Garrett Caples, poet and former arts journalist who interviewed Ferlinghetti for the current issue of The Paris Review; three City Lights-published poets, Julien Poirier, Barbara Jane Reyes and Maw Shein Win, who will read Ferlinghetti’s work; and moderator Emily Nemens, editor of The Paris Review. Veterans Memorial Building Garrett Caples, Julien Poirier, Barbara Jane Reyes, Maw Shein Win, moderated by Emily Nemens Get Tickets

Veterans Memorial Building - Auditorium

Co-presented with City Lights and The Paris Review