This event has been relocated to Ted Mann Concert Hall. Ticket holders will be contacted with more information. We appreciate your patience and flexibility.
In partnership with Institute for Advanced Study.
Join U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón and On Being’s Krista Tippett for an evening of conversation. Together, Limón and Tippett will engage in dialogue rich with the music of poetry and its singular ability to reconnect, heal, and transform. This event will be recorded for future broadcast on On Being. In-person and virtual on-demand tickets are available.
Thursday, January 26, 7:00 pm, Doors at 6:00 pm
Available on-demand January 27-February 10
Books will be available for sale before and after the event.
This event will be captioned and ASL interpreted, with other accessibility services available upon request.
$15 general admission
$5 online viewers (available 1/27 - 2/10)
About the presenters:
Ada Limón is the twenty-fourth U.S. Poet Laureate as well as the author of The Hurting Kind and five other collections of poems. These include, most recently, The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was named a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award. Limón is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, and American Poetry Review, among others. She is the host of American Public Media’s weekday poetry podcast The Slowdown. Born and raised in California, she now lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
Krista Tippett is a Peabody-award winning broadcaster, National Humanities Medalist, and New York Times bestselling author. She hosts the On Being podcast and leads The On Being Project, a non-profit media and public life initiative that pursues deep thinking and moral imagination, social courage and joy, towards the renewal of inner life, outer life, and life together. Krista grew up in a small town in Oklahoma, attended Brown University, worked as a journalist and diplomat in Cold War Berlin, and later received a Master of Divinity from Yale University. She was awarded a National Humanities Medal from President Obama. Her most recent book is Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.