January-June: Yale University, Teaching
February 11: AWP, Us & Them: A Writer/Translator Reading, 4:30 pm
February 27, 6 pm: Moderator, Panel on translating classical Arabic into English, with translators Robyn Creswell (The Tongue of Adam, by Abdelfattah Kilito) and Elias Muhanna (The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition: A Compendium of Knowledge from the Classical Islamic World, by Shihab al-Din al-Nuwayri)
March 2: Carnegie Hall, George Benjamin, “The Dream of the Song,” with Bejun Meta, counter tenor (based on selections from the Dream of the Poem)
May 4-5: PEN World Voices Festival
May 21: Judith Lee Stronach Memorial Lecture: On Teaching Poetry, Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA, Introduction by Forrest Gander
May 22: Green Apple Books, San Francisco 7:30 pm
May 25: Chevalier’s Bookstore, Los Angeles, with Kaveh Akbar, 7 p.m.
June 6: Bryant Park Reading, with Gerald Stern, Judith Vollmer 7 p.m.
June 7: Paris Review Poetry Night, Hymns & Qualms, reading and conversation, with Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Robyn Creswell, 7 p.m., 544 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001 (invitation only)
June 8: Greenwich, CT, JCC 12:30
October 9: Columbia University