Poet- Philip Levine,
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1996
Philip Levine (born January 10, 1928, Detroit, Michigan) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet best known for his poems about working-class Detroit. He taught for more than thirty years in the English department of California State University, Fresno and held teaching positions at other universities as well. He was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States for 2011–2012
Poet-Dennis Nurkse is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently A NIGHT IN BROOKLYN, THE BORDER KINGDOM, BURNT ISLAND, and THE FALL, from Alfred Knopf. He is the recipient of a Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship in poetry, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships, the Whiting Writers Award, and prizes from The Poetry Foundation and the Tanne Foundation. He served as poet laureate of Brooklyn from 1996 to 2001.
Reading - Saturday November 8th, at 1:15pm at Littlefield; 622 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Verbal Supply Company hosts a reading to benefit The Hall House in Bridgeport CT. Hall House serves a host of social and educational programs that benefit the lives of children, youth, families, and senior citizens. Verbal Supply Company engenders community dialogue between diverse writers and the public via live readings that reveal today’s intimacies, vulnerabilities, problems and concerns of the individual. Please join us for a remarkable line up of poets which will include Philip Levine and Dennis Nurkse and a guest poet.
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