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Poets at the Library

Monday, May 11, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Featured poets Wanda Praisner and Paul Sohar read from their works for 20 minutes each, followed by an open-mic session.

Praisner, a recipient of fellowships from the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Dodge Foundation, PFAWC, and VCCA, has been published  in Atlanta Review, Lullwater Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her books include “Natirar” and “To Illuminate the Way.” A resident poet for the state, she’s received 15 Pushcart Prize nominations, the Egan Award, Princemere Prize, Kudzu Award, First Prize in Poetry at the College of NJ Writer’s Conference, and the 2017 New Jersey Poets Prize.

 

Sohar left Hungary as a student refugee to the U.S. where he earned a degree in philosophy. Using the language of his adoptive country he has written and published in every genre, including 17 volumes of translations, the latest being “The Refugee.” His poetry is available in three books: “Homing Poems,” ” The Wayward Orchard”  and “In Sun’s Shadow.”

 

Presented in partnership with the US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Date:
Monday, May 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

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

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In-House Program Category 2
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Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Summary
Featured poets Wanda Praisner and Paul Sohar read from their works for 20 minutes each, followed by an open-mic session. Praisner, a recipient of fellowships from the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Dodge Foundation, PFAWC, and VCCA, has been published  in Atlanta Review, Lullwater Review, and Prairie Schooner. Her books include "Natirar" and "To Illuminate the Way." A resident poet for the state, she’s received 15 Pushcart Prize nominations, the Egan Award, Princemere Prize, Kudzu Award, First Prize in Poetry at the College of NJ Writer’s Conference, and the 2017 New Jersey Poets Prize. Sohar left Hungary as a student refugee to the U.S. where he earned a degree in philosophy. Using the language of his adoptive country he has written and published in every genre, including 17 volumes of translations, the latest being "The Refugee." His poetry is available in three books: "Homing Poems," " The Wayward Orchard"  and "In Sun's Shadow."   Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Partners
the US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets.
Series
Poets at the Library
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Max Number of Attendees
100
Age Groups
Adult
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P - Ready for M to Edit
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Adults