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Literary Partners Program: Red Hen Press presents John Barr, Molly Peacock, and Jill Bialosky

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Date and Time: 
March 24, 2018 - 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Elizabeth Kray Hall

John Barr was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and grew up in a rural township outside of Chicago. Graduating from Harvard College on a Navy scholarship, he served five years on ships including three tours to Vietnam. Over a thirty-year career as an investment banker, he was Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and founded three startups. He has taught in the Graduate Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence College and served on the boards of Yaddo, Bennington College, and the Poetry Society of America, the latter two as board chair. In 2004, he was appointed the inaugural president of the Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, and served in that capacity for a decade. Dante in China is his ninth collection of poems. He lives in Connecticut.

Molly Peacock is the author of The Analyst (W.W. Norton) a collection of poems that tell the story of a decades-long patient-therapist relationship that evolves after the analyst's stroke and reclamation of her life through painting. Peacock's other volumes of poetry include The Second Blush and Cornucopia: New and Selected Poems.

Jill Bialosky is the author of four volumes of poetry, The End of Desire, Subterranean, finalist for the James Laughlin Prize, Intruder, and most recently The Players. She has written three novels, House Under the Snow, The Life Room, and The Prize. She is an Executive Editor and Vice President of W.W. Norton & Company and lives in New York City.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Other Events
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