“A Painting I Can’t Remember”
In the intimate setting of the Museum galleries, Carmen Giménez reads from her latest work in progress, “A Painting I Can’t Remember,” a series of poems in which she explores, as she put it, “What it means to love visual art and to have a life informed by it.”
Giménez is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Milk and Filth, a finalist for the NBCC Award in Poetry, and Be Recorder (Graywolf Press, 2019), a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry, the PEN Open Book Award, the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She was awarded the Academy of American Poets Fellowship Prize in 2020. A 2019 Guggenheim fellow, she served as the publisher of Noemi Press for 20 years. She is Publisher and Executive Director of Graywolf Press.
This program is in partnership with Santa Barbara City College Creative Writing Program.