Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, Mary Oliver is one of America’s most esteemed and beloved poets. Her poems, with their deep connection to nature, are renowned for their evocative and precise imagery, transforming the everyday world into a place of magic and discovery. Throughout her celebrated career, she has published more than 20 books of poetry, including American Primitive and New and Selected Poems, Volume One, and taught at many colleges and universities around the country, inspiring generations of younger writers.
Join us for an evening with one of America’s foremost poets as she reads and discusses her work including her latest book of poems, A Thousand Mornings, releasing October 11, 2012.
Book signing follows.
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A video feed of the lecture will occur simultaneously in Druker 159. Free tickets available beginning at 5pm on the day of the event, in person only.