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CANCELED: A Celebration of Poetry

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Program Canceled due to weather. 

Join us for a celebratory evening of poetry readings and refreshments in the library’s Community Room as we wrap up our series of fall poetry programs with Dara-Lyn Shrager, the library’s first poet-in-residence.

Dara-Lyn Shrager will read from her works and signs copies of her poetry collection, “Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee.” At the personal invitation of Dara-Lyn three additional poets — Timothy Liu, Peter Covino and Martha Rhodes — will be featured readers at this event and sign copies of their books.

About the Poets:

Dara-Lyn Shrager lives in Princeton and is the co-founder and editor of Radar Poetry. Her chapbook The Boy From Egypt was published in 2009 by Finishing Line Press. Her full-length manuscript Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee was published by Barrow Street Press in 2018. www.daralynshrager.com and www.radarpoetry.com

Martha Rhodes is the author of five poetry collections, most recently “The Thin Wall” from University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. She teaches at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College and at Sarah Lawrence College. She is the director of Four Way Books in New York City.

Timothy Liu’s latest is Luminous Debris: New & Selected Legerdemain (1992-2017). A reader of occult esoterica, he lives in Manhattan and Woodstock, New York. www.timothyliu.net

Poet, translator, and editor Peter Covino is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Rhode Island, and author of the poetry collections, The Right Place to Jump (2012); and Cut Off the Ears of Winter (2005) both from W. Michigan University Press, New Issues. He is one of the founding editors of Barrow Street and Barrow Street Press.

 

 

 

Details

Date:
November 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529