Poetry Readings
Poetry reading will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Robert Ho Lecture Room (105 Lawrence).
For more information, contact the Department of English (315) 228-7262 or english@mail.colgate.edu

  BROOKS HAXTON
April 15, 2004

Brooks Haxton is the author of six books of poetry:  Nakedness, Death and the Number Zero (Knopf), The Lay of Eleanor and Irene, Dominion, Traveling Company, Dead Reckoning, and The Sun at Night.  He is also the author of two collections of translations from the ancient Greek, Fragments:  The Collected Wisdom of Heraclitus and Dances for Flute and Thunder, both published by Viking Penguin.

His poems have appeared in the Paris Review, Partisan Review, Atlantic Monthly, and elsewhere.  He has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington DC Council for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation.

Mr. Haxton teaches Creative Writing at Syracuse University.