Wed, February 27, 2019
18:00 – 19:30
Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, Italia
A dialogue with Elisa Biagini, NYU Florence.
Poet Elisa Biagini will discuss the craft of poetry and will read from her latest book The Plant of Dreaming
Poetry Workshop: The Body is a Page (NYU Florence students only)
February 28, (time tbd)
LPD – Culture
POET AND LECTURER, NYU FLORENCE
Elisa Biagini lives in Florence, Italy after having taught and studied in the U.S. for several years. Her poems have been published in several Italian and American reviews and anthologies. She has published 7 poetry collections- some biligual- such as “L’Ospite”, (Einaudi, 2004), “Fiato. parole per musica” (Edizionidif 2006), “Nel Bosco” (Einaudi 2007) and “Da una crepa” (Einaudi, 2014; translations: The Plant of dreaming, Xenos books/Chelsea editions 2017 e Depuis une fissure, Cadastre8zero 2018- Prix Nunc 2018). A selection of her poems came out in New York in 2013 (“The guest in the wood”, Chelsea editions- 2014 Best Translated Book Award). Her poems have been translated into many languages and she has been invited to the most important international poetry festivals. She teaches Writing at NYU-Florence. www.elisabiagini.it.