U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine will give a reading at the University of Rochester today at 5:00 PM in Hubbell Auditorium of Hutchinson Hall. The reading is part of the centennial celebration of University of Rochester poet Hyam Plutzik. The Plutzik Reading series is the longest and one of the most prestigious collegiate poetry reading series in the United States.
Levine won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his book of poetry entitled The Simple Truth. He was named U.S. Poet Laureate in 2011 by the Library of Congress.