Lyn Hejinian is one of the U S A's most celebrated poets, as well as a member of the faculty of the Poetics Program here at New College. For twenty-five years her writing has drawn both fire and praise for its non-stop questioning of everyday feeling and life. Lyn Hejinian's most recent publication is The Cold of Poetry (Sun and Moon Press, 1994). Collections of her writing include The Cell, My Life, Writing Is An Aid To Memory, A Thought Is The Bride of What Thinking,and Oxota: A Short Russian Novel. She is the recipient of a Writing Fellowship from the California Arts Council and a Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; she was also awarded the Leningrad's E- Award for Independent Literature in 1989.

November 22, 1996