About the Author

Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities and professor of English at Colgate University. He is the author of seven books of poems, most recently of Ziggurat and June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974–2000. He is also the author of The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, a New York Times best seller, and Black Dog of Fate, a memoir. A new collection of essays, Vise and Shadow, is also available this spring from the University of Chicago Press.

Hometown: Hamilton, NY

Events for Author

May 6, 2015 6:30 PM

SVA Theatre
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011

Join Armenian American poet and academic Peter Balakian, (Ozone Journal and Ziggurat) for a panel discussion titled Armenian Genocide: A Dark Paradigm. With Eric Bogosian, Maureen Freely, Nancy Kricorian, Robert Jay Lifton, Ronald Grigor Suny, and Ragıp Zarakolu.

For more infomation see the PEN America website.