Poetry at The Dalí (online)
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January 13 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Join us on YouTube for this streaming installment of our Poetry at The Dalí series.
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 will feature Wallace joined by selected poets. Following the reading, there will be a Q&A with the poets.
Visit our YouTube channel to stream this event.
A UC Foundation and Battle Professor of English at the U of TN at Chattanooga, Earl Sherman Braggs is the author of 14 collections of poetry and the memoir, A Boy Named Boy. Braggs’ prizes include the Anhinga Poetry Prize and the Jack Kerouac International Literary Prize. His latest poetry collections are Obama’s Children (Madville Press, 2020), Hat Dancing Blue with Miss Bessie Smith (Yellow Jacket Press), Negro Side of the Moon (C&R Press), and Cruising Weather WindBlue (Anhinga Press).
Marianne Boruch’s eleven books of poetry include Bestiary Dark (Copper Canyon, 2021) triggered by her 2019 Fulbright in Australia observing its astonishing wildlife. Her prose: three essay collections, recently The Little Death of Self (Michigan’s “Poets on Poetry” Series), and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler (Indiana, 2011). Among her honors: the Kingsley-Tufts Award for The Book of Hours, a Guggenheim, two NEAs, and residencies at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center and two national parks (Denali and Isle Royale). Her work appears in APR, Poetry, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. After 33 years teaching at Purdue, Boruch went rogue and emeritus in 2018. Since 1988, she has continued to be on faculty at the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. In Spring 2022, she will be the Jennifer Jahrling Forese Writer-in-Residence at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.