Anselm Berrigan, Visiting Poet
Anselm Berrigan’s books of poetry include Pregrets (Black Square Editions, 2021), Zero Star Hotel (Edge, 2002), and Come in Alone (Wave, 2016), among others. Wave Books will publish his next book, Don’t Forget to Love Me, in the fall of 2024. He is the poetry editor for The Brooklyn Rail and host and organizer of The Brooklyn Rail’s weekly online reading series, and he teaches at Brooklyn College and Pratt Institute. He is a former director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church and a co-editor of several volumes of poetry and prose by his father Ted Berrigan. He lives in New York City, where he grew up.
The Poets & Writers Series is sponsored by the Temple University MFA Program in Creative Writing, with the assistance of the Department of English and the Richard Moyer Fund. Each year a number of poets and fiction writers are invited to read from and discuss their work to members of both the Temple community and the local Philadelphia arts scene. All events are free and open to the public.