Wystan Curnow, the distinguished New Zealand poet and art critic, will speak about the contemporary arts scene in New Zealand. Curnow, born in Christchurch, New Zealand, studied English and History at the University of Auckland and received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Back in the USA, Cancer Daybook, Castor Bay, and Modern Colours. You can read three poems from Modern Colours in Jacket magazine. Curnow currently is visiting the Kelly Writer's House as a Writer in Residence.
The luncheon is at 11:45 A.M. on Monday, April 13, in the Lenape Room of the University Club.