Poems

Eagle Pond Authors’ Series 2014 – 2015

The Frost Place is pleased to share information on Plymouth State University’s Eagle Pond Authors’ Poetry Reading Series.

Learn more about the upcoming opportunities to hear great poets read their work.

 

April Bernard

September 18 at 7pm:  April Bernard’s first book of poetry, Blackbird Bye Bye won the 1989 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets who said \”The wit here is corrosive, the ear faultless, the raised voice one to which we cannot but listen.\” Her other acclaimed books of poetry include: Romanticism, Swan Electric, and Psalms.

 

Henri Cole

October 9 at 7pm:  Henri Cole has published eight collections of poetry, including Middle Earth, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.  His most recent collection is Touch, and a new book, Nothing to Declare is due out this year.   “Henri Cole has become a master poet, with few peers . . . A central poet of his generation.\” –Harold Bloom

 

Ellen Bryant Voigt

February 26 at 7pm:  Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of Headwaters: Poems that Publishers Weekly said is “defined by a liquid precision.” Voigt was nominated for the National Book Award for Shadow of Heaven and Messenger: New and Selected Poems, 1976-2006 which was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.

 

Mark Wunderlich

April 2 at 7pm:  Wunderlich’s first book, The Anchorage, received the Lambda Literary Award and Mark Doty said Wunderlich’s second book, Voluntary Servitude “is a bold, memorable accomplishment.\”  A third volume of poems titled The Earth Avails, is due out this year. He currently teaches at Bennington College.

 

Reception and book signings follow each reading.

Free Admission; Reservations recommended Call 535 ARTS Presented by:

The Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University This series is sponsored  The Plymouth State University Bookstore

For more information on the series:  http://www.plymouth.edu/silver-center/category/season-events/eagle-pond-authors/

 

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