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Marilyn Kallet

is the author of 17 books, including poetry and translations of Paul Eluard’s Last Love Poems (Derniers poèmes d’amour), Benjamin Péret’s The Big Game (Le grand jeu), and, with J. Bradford Anderson and Darren Jackson, Chantal Bizzini’s Disenchanted City (La Ville désenchantée), 2015, Black Widow Press. She is Nancy Moore Goslee Professor of English at the University of Tennessee, and she also teaches poetry workshops each spring for the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Auvillar, France. She was inducted into the East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame in 2005. She has performed her poems at in theaters and on campuses across the United States, as well as in France and in Poland, as a guest of the U.S. Embassy’s “America Presents” program.


At Your Own Risk: The Perils and Joy of Translating Modern Poetry
Marilyn Kallet, Darren Jackson, Richard Jackson

Friday, October 9, 3:00-4:30 pm
Banner Room, Nashville Public Library


Writing for the Eye, Writing for the Ear
Maggi Britton Vaughn, KB Ballentine, Jeff Hardin, Marilyn Kallet

Saturday, October 10, 3:30-5:00 pm
Room 12, Legislative Plaza

Current Book: 
Disenchanted City