Poetry at The Dalí: Special Edition
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April 20 @ 7:00pm – 8:30pm
The Eckerd College National Poetry Month Reading Series
Poetry at The Dalí and Eckerd College team up to present a special evening of poetry with Aimee Nezhukumatathil to celebrate National Poetry Month. Enjoy a special performance in the Museum’s Avant-garden.
Poetry at The Dalí is an ongoing series hosted by St. Petersburg Poet Laureate, Helen Pruitt Wallace. Occurring on the second Thursday of each month, each evening features Wallace joined by selected poets. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A with the poets.
Location: The Dalí Museum’s Avant-garden
This event is free to all. Registration is required.
Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of a book of nature essays, World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, & Other Astonishments, which was named a finalist for the Kirkus Prize in non-fiction, and four award-winning poetry collections, most recently, Oceanic (2018). Awards for her writing include fellowships from the Mississippi Arts Council, Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for poetry, National Endowment of the Arts, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Her writing has appeared in NYTimes Magazine, ESPN, and Best American Poetry. She is professor of English and Creative Writing in the University of Mississippi’s MFA program.