A.E. Stallings, award-winning poet and translator, presented three lectures, October 15, 17 and 18, as one of this year's Messenger lecturers.
Stallings has received numerous awards, including the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets three times, the Pushcart Prize and the Richard Wilbur Award. In 1994 the late A.R. Ammons invited Stallings to read for the Academy of American Poets New York; in 2011 Stallings received both Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships; and in 2012 she was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.