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Autumn Poetry with Judson Scruton: In the Shadows of Poems *

October 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on October 10, 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on October 17, 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on October 24, 2018 at 10:30 am

Free

Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Judson Scruton leads this four-part Autumn Poetry Seminar Series in which we will do a close reading of five pairs of poems in the context of William Logan’s new book, Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods, Poetry in the Shadow of the Past.

Please join us on four Wednesdays:  October 3, 10, 17, and 24. Please note: this series is taking place on Wednesdays, not our usual Thursdays. See the library’s registration link for the concept behind this seminar and the poems that will be examined.

Judson Scruton, M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry) has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities. In his career as an educator, Judson has also directed publications, communications, public relations, and development at a variety of educational institutions in the U.S. and U.K. including the Newberry Library in Chicago. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of English at Fairfield University.

Poetry packet available at front desk one week before the seminar begins; in addition, the library will have copies of Logan’s book available for use in the library. No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online or call 203.762.6334.

Details

Date:
October 3, 2018
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Wilton Library
Phone:
2037623950
Email:
publicity@wiltonlibrary.org
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Venue

Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT 06897 United States
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Phone:
2037623950