This reading is presented as part of the Segue Reading Series.
Segue Reading Series: Rae Armantrout & John Sakkis
Rae Armantrout is the author of fourteen books of poems, including Wobble (2018), a finalist for the National Book Award, Partly, New and Selected Poems, and Versed, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2010. A new book, Conjure, was published by Wesleyan in 2020.
John Sakkis’s books include NIKE+, Psychopomp, RAVE ON!, The Islands, and Rude Girl, as well as numerous chapbooks and ephemera. From 2005-2015 he edited BOTH BOTH, a little magazine of poetry. With Angelos Sakkis, he has translated five books by Athenian poet Demosthenes Agrafiotis. He was born and raised and lives in the Bay Area.