Our 2018 headliners: Sonia Sanchez · Kaveh Akbar · Duy Doan · Jeffrey Harrison · Dorianne Laux · Erika Meitner · Carl Phillips · Nicole Sealey · Sean Thomas Dougherty · Rhina P. Espaillat

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Friday, May 4 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Headline Reading - Dorianne Laux and Carl Phillips FULL

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Join us for this extraordinary reading with two acclaimed poets, Dorianne Laux and Carl Phillips. Helen Creeley Student Poetry Prize winner Malia Chung will open.

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Malia Chung

Malia Chung, winner of the Helen Creeley Student Poetry Prize, is a sophomore at Milton Academy. She started writing poetry in a middle school English class. She feels grateful to know that, through this competition, she joins a community of student writers.
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Dorianne Laux

Dorianne Laux’s fifth collection, The Book of Men, was awarded The Paterson Prize. Her fourth book of poems, Facts About the Moon won The Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Laux is also the author of Awake; What We Carry, a finalist for... Read More →
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Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips is the author of fourteen books of poetry, most recently Wild Is the Wind (FSG, 2018), and Reconnaissance (FSG, 2015), winner of the PEN USA Award and the Lambda Literary Award.  He is also the author of two books of prose: The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination (Graywolf... Read More →

Friday May 4, 2018 7:30pm - 9:00pm EDT
PEM Atrium