Poetry at The Dalí
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November 9, 2023 @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Poetry at The Dalí is an ongoing series hosted by former poet laureate of St. Petersburg, Helen Pruitt Wallace, on the second Thursday of each month.
You can view past poetry performances on the Museum’s YouTube channel here.
Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater or live on YouTube (link below)
This event is held on the ground floor of the Museum (gallery access not included). Access to the Museum’s ground floor is free and open to the public.
To watch the live stream from home, click below at the time of the program:
Helen Pruitt Wallace’s first collection of poems, Shimming the Glass House, won the Richard Snyder Prize for Poetry and a Florida Book Award, and her chapbook, Pink Streets, was published by Yellow Jacket Press. Helen’s individual poems have been published in journals and anthologies including The Literary Review, Harvard Review, Plume, River Teeth and The Slowdown podcast edited by Major Jackson. She earned her Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from FSU, and taught poetry and non-fiction at Eckerd College before serving as Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg (2016-2022). Helen initiated and has served as curator of the Dali Poetry Series since 2015.
Lola Haskins’ poetry has appeared in The Atlantic, Christian Science Monitor, Georgia Review, Southern Review, London Review of Books, Beloit Poetry Journal, Prairie Schooner and been broadcasted on BBC and NPR. Homelight is her 14th collection. Before that, Asylum (University of Pittsburgh, 2019), was featured in the NYT Magazine. Past honors include the Iowa Poetry Prize, two NEAs, two Florida Book Awards, narrative poetry prizes from Southern Poetry Review and New England Poetry Review, a Florida’s Eden prize for environmental writing and the Emily Dickinson prize from Poetry Society of America. Visit her at lolahaskins.com.
Carolina Hotchandani is a Latinx/South Asian poet born in Brazil and raised in various parts of the United States. Her debut poetry collection, The Book Eaters, won the 2023 Perugia Press Prize and was released in September 2023. Hotchandani holds degrees from Brown, Texas State and Northwestern University. Her honors include scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Rona Jaffe Foundation, Community of Writers, Tin House Writers’ Workshop and Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. Hotchandani’s poetry has appeared in AGNI, Alaska Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Blackbird, Cincinnati Review, Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner and other journals. She is a Goodrich Assistant Professor of English in Omaha, Nebraska, where she lives with her husband and daughter.