When: Sat., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. 2019
Martha Collins has just published her tenth book of poetry, Because What Else Could I Do. Her previous volumes include Admit One: An American Scrapbook, White Papers, and the book-length poem Blue Front, as well as the paired volumes Night Unto Night and Day Unto Day. Collins has also published four volumes of co-translated Vietnamese poetry, most recently Black Stars by Ngo Tu Lap, and co-edited, with Kevin Prufer, Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries. Founder of the Creative Writing Program at U.Mass.-Boston and former Professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College, she currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.