Poet Bin Ramke will visit campus and read from his work on Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. in room 265 of Park Hall.
Ramke has published eight books of poetry, most recently Matter (University of Iowa Press, 2004). His first book won the 1978 Yale Series of Younger Poets Award. Ramke teaches at the University of Denver and at the Art Institute of Chicago. He is editor of Denver Quarterly and also edits the poetry series for the University of Georgia Press.
Ramke’s previous books include Airs, Waters, Places (University of Iowa Press, 2001), Wake (University of Iowa Press, 1999), Massacre of the Innocents (University of Iowa Press, 1995), The Erotic Light of Gardens (Wesleyan University Press, 1989), The Language Student (Louisiana State University Press, 1986), White Monkeys (University of Georgia Press, 1981), and The Difference Between Night and Day (Yale University Press, 1978). His essays have appeared in the Denver Quarterly, Ohio Review, American Notes and Letters and Boston Review.