RSVP now to hear New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian read a selection of 9/11-themed poems tomorrow at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. Balakian is kicking off the fall and winter lineup for the well-received "9/11, Today and Tomorrow" speakers series.
Balakian, a professor in humanities and English at Colgate University, has authored five books of poems and three prose works, including the Times best seller "The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response." His new book, titled "Ziggurat," wrestles with the aftermath and reverberations of 9/11. Balakian will share some of these September 11-themed works and explain the inspiration behind his words.
He will also be available to sign copies of his new book. Listen to a NPR interview with Balakian here.
By 9/11 Memorial Staff