Peter Cole



November 22: Publication of Draw Me After, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, a new collection of poems.

November 14-15: Piyyut Conference, University of Minnesota, Keynote address.

April 29: Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, “Draw Me After: Readings and a Conversation with Nate Klug,” 12:00-1:00 (PDT)

April 27: MacX BGC, What Is Conservation, 6-7:30 pm (EDT)

January-May: Teaching, Yale University

January 12: Spertus Institute, Chicago.  Ideas Forum: Reimagining Tradition. 7 pm Central Time.


September 19: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Cloisters, Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, Roundtable on the art, cultures, and poetry of the period. Sponsored by Fordham University Center for Jewish Studies.

October 21-22: New St. Andrew’s College, Moscow Idaho, residency with Adina Hoffman.

January-May: Teaching, Yale University


January-May: Teaching, Yale University

March: Publication of On Being Drawn: An Ekphrastic Translation (with Commentary), Cahier Series (Sylph Editions) — a chapbook, with drawings by Terry Winters

October 22-23: New St. Andrew’s College, Visiting Writer

October 29-Nov 3: Vermont Studio Center, Visiting Writer


November: Oxford University and Cambridge University

October 26: UCLA

January-June: Yale University, Teaching

April  9: Emily Dickinson House, Master Class,  “This was different—‘Twas Translation”: On Translating the World, and Other (Transcendental) Pleasures in Poetry.

April 8, 6 p.m.: U Mass, Amherst, University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA), reading and conversation with artist Terry Winters, in conjunction with the exhibition “Terry Winters: Facts and Fictions.”

February 17-19: Carleton College, Minnesota


October 11: MacArthur Fellows Forum, Chicago

October 10: Poetry Foundation, Poetry Day Reading, Harold Washington Library, Chicago

October 9: University of Illinois at Chicago

May 10: Yale Art Gallery, Joel Shapiro Exhibition, a Reading and Conversation, 5:30 p.m.

March 19: Unterberg Poetry Center, 92nd St. Y, with Laura Kaskische

February 15: Yale University, Graduate Poets Reading Series, 4 p.m. Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 4 p.m.


October 30-November 7: Kyoto / Tokyo

October 26-29: Hong Kong

October 23: Yale Club, NYC

October 17: Bard College

October 16: Columbia University

October 9-12: Colby College

June 8: Greenwich, CT, JCC 12:30

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 6: Bryant Park Reading, with Gerald Stern, Judith Vollmer  7 p.m.

May: Publication of Hymns & Qualms:  New and Selected Poems and Translations (FSG)

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.

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)

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)

January-June: Yale University, Teaching