Breakout Poet: Claire Schwartz


Nov. 5, 2018, 7pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

MSM 133 Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Auditorium
Bound book cover


Claire Schwartz, poet and academic, will read from her debut collection, bound, and aswer all your questions on poetry, art, and tenderness.

Claire Schwartz is the author of bound (Button Poetry, 2018), selected by Aziza Barnes as a winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Contest. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Believer, The Iowa ReviewThe Massachusetts ReviewLos Angeles Review of BooksVirginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. With Kaveh Akbar and Sarah Kay, she writes a weekly column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX." Claire offers editorial feedback through The Bridge. She is a PhD Candidate in African American Studies, American Studies, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Yale. In spring 2019, she will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Suggested voluntary donation:

  • $5 adults;
  • $2 child and senior.

Contact Information

The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute

External Sponsor

The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute

UNL Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art