The Pearl Andelson Sherry Memorial Poetry Reading and Lecture

Ilya Kaminsky laughing

Pearl Andelson Sherry Memorial

The Pearl Andelson Sherry Memorial Poetry Reading and Lecture honor the life and work of former University of Chicago student, Pearl Andelson Sherry.

The 2020-21 Sherry Poet is Ilya Kaminsky. Kaminsky will participate in readings and panels as part of our Literary Arts Lab festival. See crwr.eventbrite.com for details. 

 

Past Sherry Poets

2019  Anne Carson

2018 Cecilia Vicuña

2017 Ishion Hutchinson, Ed Roberson, Patricia Smith 

2016 Fred Moten

2015 Lisa Robertson

2014 Susan Wheeler

2013 Ann Lauterbach

2012 Rosmarie and Keith Waldrop

2011 Lyn Hejinian

2010 Mark Strand

2009 Carl Phillips

2008 Susan Howe

2007 Michael Palmer

2006 Jim Powell

2005 Allen Grossman

2004 Mark Doty

2003 Campbell McGrath 

2002 Kenneth Field

2001 Alane Rollings

2000 Eleanor Wilner

1999 David Wojahn

1998 Anne Winters