Poets Christina Davis and Anna Moschovakis will read in the New Writing Series on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The event, which is free and open to the public, starts at 4:30pm in the the Arthur Hill Auditorium (Barrows Hall) on the flagship campus of the University of Maine system in Orono.
Anna Moschovakis (right) is the author of two books of poetry, You and Three Others Are Approaching a Lake (Coffee House, 2012) and I Have Not Been Able to Get Through to Everyone (Turtle Point, 2006), and the translator of several novels from the French, most recently The Jokers by Albert Cossery. She is a longtime member of the Brooklyn-based publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse.
Christina Davis is the author of An Ethic (Nightboat, 2013) and Forth A Raven (Alice James Books, 2006). Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Jubilat, LIT, Pleiades, Paris Review and other publications. She is currently the curator of poetry at the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.
On Saturday, April 6, Moschovakis and Davis will be participating in Bibliopoetics: The Art and Future of the Book, sponsored by the University of Maine Humanities Initiative with help from the National Poetry Foundation. Their panel “Poets on Books: A Reading and Conversation” will also feature George Kalogeris and Jillian Saucier. A full program is available here.
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The UMaine New Writing Series is sponsored by the English Department and the National Poetry Foundation with support from the Lloyd H. Elliott fund, the Milton Ellis Memorial Fund, the Honors College, and the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the Pulp & Paper Foundation for the use of the Soderberg Center. For more information contact Steve Evans at steven dot evans at maine dot edu or at 207-581-3818.
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