Visiting Writers Ari Banias and Joshua Weiner
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Join us for a reading by visiting writers Ari Banias and Josh Weiner.
This is a virtual event. Please register here .
Ari Banias is the author of A Symmetry (W. W. Norton, 2021), and Anybody (W. W. Norton, 2016), which was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the PEN Center USA Literary Award. His poems have appeared in Bæst, Hyperallergic, The Nation, The New Republic, Triple Canopy, The Yale Review, and elsewhere. His work has been supported by fellowships and residencies at Headlands Center for the Arts, MacDowell, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, among others. He lives in Oakland.
Joshua Weiner‘s translation (with Linda B. Parshall) of Nelly Sachs’ Flight and Metamorphosis has been appearing for the last few years in publications such as Poetry, Harper’s, and LitHub, featured by the Jewish Book Council, and adopted by the Goethe-Institut’s book group. His most recent book of poetry isThe Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish (Chicago), and his reporting about the refugee situation in Germany, Berlin Notebook: Where Are the Refugees? was published as an e-book by LARB. The recipient of Whiting, Rome Prize, and Guggenheim fellowships, he teaches at University of Maryland and lives in Washington D.C.