Kenneth Silverman, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and professor emeritus of English at New York University, will discuss the life and work of Edgar Allan Poe on Tuesday, June 14, at 6 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at NYU’s Furman Hall, 245 Sullivan Street, room 214. For further information, call 212.998.2400.
Silverman is the author of Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance. His 1984 book, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Bancroft Prize in American history. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is currently at work on a biography of the composer John Cage.
This event is sponsored by the NYU Law School and the Office of Government and Community Relations.