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Poetry with Judson Scruton: Natasha Trethewey – Experiencing Prejudice in the American South

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until April 22, 2021

Free

Judson Scruton leads a 4-week virtual series on the poetry of this year’s Wilton Reads author and poet Natasha Trethewey. Natasha Trethewey is a 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the 2020 author of a widely-acclaimed memoir — Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir. In her five poetry collections, she explores her own mixed-race experiences growing up in Mississippi and Georgia as well as other mixed-race women’s experiences in earlier times.

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.

Please see here for program and speaker details, and to register. No charge for the program. Register online in order to receive the readings and the Zoom session invitation links. By registering for the first session, you will automatically be registered for all four sessions. Please email Michael Bellacosa with any questions.

Details

Date:
April 8
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.wiltonlibrary.org

Organizer

Wilton Library
Phone:
2037623950
Email:
publicity@wiltonlibrary.org
Website:
http://www.wiltonlibrary.org/events/

Venue

ZOOM