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Katrina Vandenberg

Sacred Arts Festival

Katrina Vandenberg reads from THE ALPHABET NOT UNLIKE THE WORLD and discusses illuminated manuscripts as part of the kick-off event for the annual Sacred Arts Festival at the University of St. Thomas. ...

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Patricia Kirkpatrick

Patricia Kirkpatrick with Madelon Sprengnether

Patricia Kirkpatrick will read at Magers and Quinn with Madelon Spregnether...

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Alex Lemon

Alex Lemon @ Des Moines Social Club

Alex Lemon w/ Kiki Petrosina @ Decorous, Hosted by Des Moines Social Club...

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Author Signings at Milkweed's AWP Booth

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Cast your vote for THE BEST POET OF ALL TIME!! (for the year) @Powells Books. Our @saraelizaj is in good company.

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