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Reading and Conversation with Bernadette Mayer

Bernadette Mayer
Date and Time: 
November 14, 2015 - 3:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members
CANCELLED due to illness; to be rescheduled

Gather to celebrate the endless capacity and singular brilliance of Bernadette Mayer. Now in her 70th year, she is the author of more than twenty collections of poetry including Poetry State Forest (2008) and Sonnets (1989), which was recently reprinted to mark its 25th anniversary. A 2015 Guggenheim fellow, Mayer has left her mark on readers, writers, and entire literary movements. This reading will feature special introductions by Michael Ruby and Sam Truitt, co-editors of Eating the Colors of a Lineup of Words: The Collected Early Books of Bernadette Mayer (2015). Follow Mayer’s example and “turn formally to love to spend the day.”
Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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