The Poets of National Stature Reading Series presents a reading and signing with David Lehman.
David Lehman is one of America’s leading poets, using humor and everyday language to illuminate the intricacies of life and language. He is also a leading critic, anthologist, and editor, who inaugurated the Best American Poetry series in 1988.
His books include the poetry collection Yeshiva Boys, the essay collection A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, and most recently Poems in the Manner Of…, an innovative collection of literary criticism in the form of poems.
Lehman will be appearing the next evening at the Congregation Ner Tamid, Beit Tefillah for a lecture and discussion on Dylan, the Nobel, & the Jewish American Songbook.
This event is produced by the office of the Clark County Poet Laureate and Poetry Promises Inc.. It has received the support and sponsorship of Clark County, Nevada, NV Energy, Advent Home Health, Jewish University, Nevada State College, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Nevada Humanities.