Event Report – Richard Deming & Nancy Kuhl

EVENT REPORT On December 5, 2008, American poets Nancy Kuhl and Richard Deming read to an audience of about 50 people in Soderberg Auditorium for the seventh and final event of the Fall 2008 schedule. Steve Evans introduced the poets, who each read for about twenty minutes. Kuhl opened up the event and read from her book The Wife of the Left Hand, her chapbook The Nocturnal Factory, as well as from some new material. Deming followed and read from his manuscript “Day for Night,” and from his book Let’s Not Call it Consequence. Afterward, both Kuhl and Deming fielded questions from audience members.

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Up Next – Nancy Kuhl & Richard Deming

The UMaine New Writing Series wraps up its fall season of literary programming with a reading by poets Nancy Kuhl and Richard Deming. The reading will be on Thursday, December 4, 2008, at 4:30pm in the Soderberg Auditorium, Jenness Hall, on the flagship campus of the UMaine system in Orono. This event is free & open to the public (though seating is limited).

RICHARD DEMING is the author of Let’s Not Call It Consequence (Shearsman 2008) and Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethic of Reading (Stanford 2008). He publishes Phylum Press with Nancy Kuhl and is a founding member of the Beinecke Library / Whitney Humanities Center Working Group in Contemporary Poetry and Poetics.

NANCY KUHL is the author of The Wife of the Left Hand (Shearsman 2007). She is Curator for Poetry of the Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University and a founding member of the Beinecke Library / Whitney Humanities Center Working Group in Contemporary Poetry and Poetics. With Richard Deming she publishes Phylum Press.

The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department with organizational support from the National Poetry Foundation and financial assistance from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee.