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J. Drew Lanham

Place & Race: Book Launch and conversation with J. Drew

Join J. Drew Lanham in celebration of his debut memoir, THE HOME PLACE: A COLORED MAN'S LOVE AFFAIR WITH NATURE, which Helen Macdonald (author of H IS FOR HAWK) calls "A goundbreaking work about race and the American landscape."

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Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Poet & Translator Fiona Sze-Lorrain Reads at 51 Main

"Poet and translator Fiona Sze-Lorrain will read from and discuss her new collection of poetry, "The Ruined Elegance," and her translations of Chinese poetry, in particular "Sea Summit," the new collection by Yi Lu. Doors open at 7 for reception with...

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Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Poetry Reading with Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Fiona Sze-Lorrain will read from her latest book of poetry, The Ruined Elegance (Princeton, 2016), chosen by Library Journal as one of the “Best Books 2015: Poetry” and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2016, as well as her two e...

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Rest in Peace, Max Ritvo

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Chris Santiago wins 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry

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Milkweed at #AWP16

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