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Cardin Reading Series to Open with Poet Dorianne Laux
As the opening event in the 2013-14 Cardin Reading Series, celebrated poet Dorianne Laux will read at the University of Hartford on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m.
The reading will be held in Mali II (Dana 202) and is free and open to the public.
Dorianne Laux’s fifth collection of poetry, The Book of Men, is currently available from W.W. Norton. Her fourth book of poems, Facts about the Moon, is the recipient of the Oregon Book Award and was short-listed for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Laux is also author of Awake, What We Carry, finalist for the National Book Critic’s Circle Award, and Smoke, as well as two fine small press editions, Superman: The Chapbook and Dark Charms, both from Red Dragonfly Press.
Co-author of The Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry, Laux is the recipient of two Best American Poetry Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, two fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.
The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing. Books will be available for purchase.
If you have any questions, please contact Ben Grossberg at 860.768.4944 or Grossberg@Hartford.edu.