Thursday, June 8, 7PM
Free and open to all
Ada Calhoun is the New York Times-bestselling author of Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me, a staggering memoir tracing her relationship with her father and their shared obsession with Frank O’Hara. The book is also an ode to New York City, poetry, and creativity. O’Hara’s poetry inspired several works in In Conversation.
Copies of Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me will be for sale courtesy of Talking Leaves Books.
Calhoun’s talk is co-sponsored by the UB Poetry Collection.
Ada Calhoun is the author of the memoir Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me, named one of the Best Books of 2022 by the New York Times, Washington Post, and NPR among others. Her other titles include the NYC history St. Marks Is Dead, the essay collection Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give, and the “generation-defining” 2020 bestseller Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis.
Published June 8, 2023