George Oppen Memorial Lecture: David B. Hobbs

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:00 pm
Photo of George Oppen, Image of 21 Poems book cover, photo of David. B Hobbs
David B. Hobbs delivers The Poetry Center's 33nd annual George Oppen Memorial Lecture. The George Oppen Memorial Lecture is supported by a donation from the Dorothy A. Fowler Trust. Free to $10.
The Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
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David B. Hobbs

David B. Hobbs is a writer and academic completing his Ph.D. at New York University. He is interested in the relationship between urban experience and literary experimentation. He recently edited 21 Poems by George Oppen for New Directions, after discovering Oppen’s early manuscript at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University among correspondence with Ezra Pound. Hobbs’ recent work has appeared in the Journal of Modern Literature, The Nation, BOMB Magazine and the Times Literary Supplement.