Poetry at The Dalí
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May 12, 2022 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Join us for Poetry at The Dalí, 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, Emily Schulten & Heather Sellers. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A with the poets.
Location: The Dalí Museum’s Will Raymund Theater
Register to attend in person at the link below. This event is free, with limited capacity. An event ticket is required for entry; registration will be available onsite, as capacity allows. Gallery access is not included.
To watch the live stream from home, click below at the time of the program:
Emily Schulten is the author of The Way a Wound Becomes a Scar (Kelsay Books) and Rest in Black Haw (New Plains P). Her poetry and nonfiction appear widely in national journals such as Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Colorado Review, and Tin House, among others. Currently, she is a professor of English and creative writing at The College of the Florida Keys.
Heather Sellers, a Florida native, is the author of four books of poetry, including Field Notes from the Flood Zone and The Present State of the Garden. Her textbook, The Practice of Creative Writing, is in its fourth edition, following two books on craft, Page After Page and Chapter After Chapter. She’s written a children’s book, a collection of linked short stories titled Georgia Under Water, and a memoir, You Don’t Look Like Anyone I Know, featured on NPR, the Today Show, Good Morning America, and The Rachael Ray Show. Her essays appear in The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, The Sun, and O, the Oprah Magazine, and Best American Essays. She is a professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa.