2010 Blashfield Address

Calvin Trillin
Calvin Trillin

The 2010 Blashfield Address, entitled T. S. Eliot and Me, was delivered by the journalist and humorist Calvin Trillin at the Ceremonial on May 19, 2010. Mr. Trillin was elected to the Academy in 2008. He has been on the staff of The New Yorker since 1963, and his body of written work includes comic novels, short stories, satirical essays, and political commentary in verse.

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