Reading & Talk with Poet Simone White

October 13, 2023
5:30 pm

Organized in conjunction with Adam Pendleton: To Divide By, join us for a reading by poet Simone White and a conversation on creative practice in relation to the role of language and poetry in Adam Pendleton’s work.

Free and open to the public; register here >>

About the speaker

Simone White is the author of or, on being the other woman (Duke University Press, 2022), Dear Angel of Death (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2018), Of Being Dispersed (Futurepoem, 2016), and House Envy of All the World (Factory School, 2010); the poetry chapbook, Unrest (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2013); and the collaborative poem/painting chapbook, Dolly (with Kim Thomas) (Q Ave, 2008). Her poetry and prose have been featured in Artforume-fluxHarper’s MagazineBOMB MagazineChicago ReviewThe New York Times Book Review, and Harriet: The Blog. Her honors include a 2021 Creative Capital Award, a 2017 Whiting Award in Poetry, Cave Canem Foundation fellowships, and recognition as a New American Poet for the Poetry Society of America in 2013. A graduate of Wesleyan University, she holds a JD from Harvard Law School, an MFA from the New School, and a PhD in English from CUNY Graduate Center. She is the Stephen M. Gorn Family Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the writing faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. She lives in Brooklyn.


This event is co-sponsored by Washington University's Center for the Literary Arts

Image credits

Adam Pendleton (American, b. 1984), detail of Untitled (WE ARE NOT), 2021. Silkscreen ink on canvas, 120 x 234 in. (304.8 x 594.36 cm). © Adam Pendleton, courtesy of the artist; Simone White photo by Dana Scruggs.