Syracuse Stage announced today plans for adjustments to the 2020-21 season in order to address the continuing impact of the COVID-19 virus. Three previously announced plays will be replaced in the six-show season. The Cold Read Festival of New Plays…
Raymond Carver Reading Series Hosts Poet Ari Banias
Accomplished poet Ari Banias, author of the recently published “Anybody: Poems” (W.W. Norton & Co.), is the next guest author in the Raymond Carver Reading Series, on Wednesday, Oct. 19. He will take part in a Q&A at 3:45 p.m. and then read from his work at 5:30 p.m., with both activities in Gifford Auditorium.
Banias is a guest of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing in the Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences.
He is the recipient of the 2014 Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America and the 2012 Campbell Corner Prize, and has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and Stanford University’s Wallace Stegner Program.
Banias’ poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Guernica, The Offing and The Volta and as part of the exhibition “Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects.”
He holds a B.A. degree from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.F.A. in poetry from Hunter College.