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Brad Leithauser was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Harvard College and Harvard Law School. For three years he was a research fellow at the Kyoto Comparative Law Center in Japan and subsequently lived in Italy, England, Iceland and France. Leithauser is a novelist, a poet, and teacher. He is currently Emily Dickinson Lecturer in the Humanities at Mount Holyoke. He lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts with his wife, Mary Jo Salter, also a poet.

The Kelly Writers House &
Penn's School of Law
collaborate for the first time

to present the first in an annual series on

poetry and the law

featuring poet, novelist, Harvard Law School graduate, law center research fellow


noon - 1:30 - lunchtime conversation with Brad Leithauser, at the Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk (lunch provided); limited seating, rsvp to wh@writing.upenn.edu or 215 746-POEM

5-7 PM - a reading and Q&A featuring Brad Leithauser, at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Segal Auditorium; no RSVP necessary; free & open to the public