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Love, H: The Letters of Hettie Jones & Helene Dorn

Love, H: The Letters of Hettie Jones & Helene Dorn book cover
Date and Time: 
November 17, 2016 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

“We’d fled the norm for women then, because to live it would have been a kind of death,” writes Hettie Jones in Love, H, a selection from the forty-year correspondence between poet Jones and sculptor Helene Dorn. Revealing the intimacy of lifelong friends, these letters explore the battlegrounds of women’s rights, tenants’ rights, marriage, motherhood, and a shared past that kept the two irrevocably connected in the Beat bohemia of the 1960s. The evening features a presentation by Jones on their correspondence and the lost art of epistolary writing.

Click here to listen to the full audio of the program

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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