Agha Shahid Ali Memorial Reading and Tribute

Agha Shahid Ali
Date and Time: 
April 4, 2002 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU 40 Washington Square South

A Kashmiri-American, Agha Shahid Ali (1949–2001) was a gifted poet, an inspired translator and scholar, and a generous, ebullient spirit in the world of contemporary American poetry. Among his poetry collections are A Nostalgist's Map of America, The Country Without a Post Office and, just published this year, Rooms Are Never Finished.

With Meena Alexander, Nicholas Christopher, Michael Collier, Sharon Dolin, Forrest Gander, Amitav Ghosh, Daniel Hall, Thomas Healy, Carol Houck Smith, Galway Kinnell, Geraldine Maxwell, Glyn Maxwell, Jeanne McCulloch, Christopher Merrill, Sharon Olds, Michael Palmer, Elise Paschen, Grace Schulman, Tom Sleigh, Jean Valentine, Chuck Wachtel, William Wadsworth and Eliot Weinberger.

Event Sponsored By: 
Presented by the NYU Graduate Creative Writing Program with the Academy of American Poets, Breadloaf, The Center for Book Arts, the Poetry Society of America and Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations