Christian Wiman Reads Patrizia Cavalli


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Christian Wiman joins Kevin Young to read “Far from Kingdoms” and “Outside, in Fact, There Wasn’t Any Change,” by Patrizia Cavalli, translated from the Italian by Judith Baumel, and also his own poem “Eating Grapes Downward.” Wiman is a poet, essayist, editor, and translator, whose honors include the 2016 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry and the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Conference on Christianity and Literature.

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