SEATTLE ARTS & LECTURES: 2009-2010 poetry series
September 11, 2009
2009-10 Poetry Series
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Bookstore Sponsor: Open Books: A Poem Emporium
Martín Espada,Tomaz Salamun, Kim Addonizio, Mark Doty,
Linda Gregg, Sharon Olds, Rita Dove
Martín Espada – Friday, October 23, 2009
Tomaž Šalamun w/Matthew Zapruder – Saturday, November 14, 2009
Kim Addonozio w/Gary Lilley – Thursday, January 21, 2010
Mark Doty – Friday, February 26, 2010
Linda Gregg – Thursday, March 25, 2010
Sharon Olds – Sunday, April 18, 2010 *please note this reading is in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall
Rita Dove – Thursday, May 13, 2010
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Sandra Cisneros dubbed him “the Pablo Neruda of North American poets;” author of The Republic of Poetry
Tomaž Šalamun with special guest Matthew Zapruder
This Slovenian poet, hailed as one of the greatest postwar Central European writers working today, will share the stage with Copper Canyon poet and Wave Books editor Matthew Zapruder.
Kim Addonizio with special guest Gary Lilley
Kim Addonizio, poet, harmonica-player, and co-author (with Dorianne Laux) of the beloved volume The Poet’s Companion will appear with Port Townsend poet Gary Lilley.
2008 National Book Award Winner and author of New York Times bestseller Dog Years.
Author of six collections of poetry, most recently All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems, and winner of the PEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry.
*please note this reading is in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall
Fan favorite Olds’ most recent book is One Secret Thing (2008).
The former Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner’s latest collection of verse is Sonata Mulattica.
For information about poets who have appeared in past Poetry Series, please visit our author archive.
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