January 11, 1999

Poet Peter Cole to Read Medieval and Contemporary Hebrew Poetry at Middlebury College on Jan. 25

Poet Peter Cole will read from his own work and the work of medieval and contemporary Hebrew poets in translation in the Abernethy Room of Starr Library at Middlebury College at 4 p.m. on Jan. 25. Starr Library is on Old Chapel Road off South Main Street (Route 30). The event is free and open to the public.

Cole, who lives in Jerusalem, is the author of two books of poems, "Rift" and "Hymns and Qualms" (Sheep Meadow Press). His translations include "Selected Poems of Shmuel Hanagid" (Princeton University Press); "Love and Selected Poems of Aharon Shabtai" (Sheep Meadow Press); and "From Island to Island" by Harold Schimmel (Ibis Editions).

For more information, contact Assistant Professor of English Robert Cohen at 802-443-2426.