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Correction: in the October 2018 print edition, we printed the incorrect location for this event. Our annual poetry reading will be hosted this year by Immanuel Lutheran Church. 

First Things is pleased to present

The Fourth Annual

with James Matthew Wilson

Immanuel Lutheran Church
124 East 88th Street
New York City

Sunday, October 28th, 2018
6:30-7:45 pm

Wilson is a poet and critic of contemporary poetry, whose work appears regularly in such magazines and journals as First Things, Modern Age, The New Criterion, Dappled Things, Measure, The Weekly Standard, Front Porch Republic, The Raintown Review, National Review, and The American Conservative. He has published seven books, including The Vision of the Soul: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty in the Western Tradition (CUA, 2017); the major critical study, The Fortunes of Poetry in an Age of Unmaking (Wiseblood, 2015); a collection of poems, Some Permanent Things; and a monograph, The Catholic Imagination in Modern American Poetry (both Wiseblood Books, 2014). Wilson is the Poetry Editor of Modern Age magazine, and also serves on the boards of several learned journals and societies.