Atavistic Sonnet


Susan Stewart’s most recent books of poems are Red Rover (2008) and Columbarium, which won a 2003 National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also author of The Poet’s Freedom: A Notebook on Making (2011); Poetry and the Fate of the Senses (2002), and The Open Studio: Essays on Art and Aesthetics (2005), a collection of her writings on contemporary art. Ms. Stewart will visit UConn on April 1st and 2nd as the 52nd Wallace Stevens Poetry Program guest. Her visit is sponsored by The Hartford, the UConn Humanities Institute, The Aetna Chair of Writing, the Creative Writing Program, and the English Department Speaker’s Fund in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Students printed one of Susan Stewart’s poems as a limited-edition letterpress broadside. It was created by Design Center Studio and hand-printed by student artists in the Printmaking studio.