Posts Tagged ‘Ilya Kaminsky’

Looking back on Fall 2010 with Stephen Harvey

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – The campus is photographer Stephen Harvey’s beat, and though his appointment book is always full, he never knows what the  day will bring as he patrols the campus with his ever-ready camera.

The GC Summit recently requested Harvey to share some of the photos he had taken over the Fall 2010 semester, so that we, in turn, could share them with you.

Here are a dozen from Stephen Harvey’s files.  Enjoy!

Campus artists

Culinary Arts students

Women's Volleyball players

Evening at Health and Science complex

Poet Ilya Kaminsky, guest lecturer

Modern Dance

Women's Water Polo teammates

Men's Water Polo

2010 Football team portrait

Women's Tennis jump

Banned books discussion


Poet Ilya Kaminsky to read on campus Oct. 21

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) — The Creative Writing Program is sponsoring a reading and book signing featuring renowned Poet Ilya Kaminsky on Thursday, October 21 at 7 p.m. in Room 220 on campus.
Soviet-born Kaminsky will perform poems from Forward Magazine’s 2004 Best Book of the Year, Dancing in Odessa, as well as his recent manuscript Deaf Republic.  In 2008, Kaminsky was awarded Lannan Foundation’s Literary Fellowship, and in 2009 selections from Deaf Republic received Poetry magazine’s Levinson Prize. 
Kaminsky’s anthology of twentieth century poetry in translation, the Ecco Anthology Of International Poetry, was published this March. About the Ecco Anthology, poet Carolyn Forche writes, “This brilliantly assembled gathering of world voices reads as a symphony of utterance beginning to end, an international conversation of the highest order, regarding the questions and concerns of humankind, beyond borders and all other such barriers, real or imagined.” Continue reading