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Poetry off the Shelf: Red, White & Blue: Poets on Politics

September 27, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

Part of a national series, this program explores the role of politics in the literary landscape today. Suji Kwock Kim is a Korean American whose first collection, Notes from the Divided Country, won the Walt Whitman Award. Li-Young Lee is the son of Chinese political exiles and has published four volumes of poetry and a memoir, The Winged Seed. The former poet laureate of Brooklyn and a frequent commentator on human rights, D. Nurkse is the author of 10 poetry collections, most recently A Night in Brooklyn. Alice Quinn, executive director of the Poetry Society of America, will moderate.

Doors open 30 minutes before program start time; program will last approximately one hour.

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/programs/event/1589

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Date:
September 27, 2012
Time:
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago , IL United States

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