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Next Up | John Godfrey

The New Writing Series is proud to present a reading by poet John Godfrey on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at 5:30pm in the Soderberg Auditorium on the UMaine campus in Orono. The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a Q&A with the poet.

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John Godfrey was born in New York in 1945. He has worked and written in New York’s east village for more than three decades. Godfrey’s recent books include TINY GOLD DRESS (Lunar Chandelier Press, 2012), CITY OF CORNERS (Wave Books, 2008), PRIVATE LEMONADE (Zephyr Press, 2003), PUSH THE MULE (The Figures, 2001), and MIDNIGHT ON YOUR LEFT (The Figures, 1988). A graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University’s School of Nursing, Godfrey is a retired RN Clinician in HIV/AIDS.

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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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