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Winter Poetry with Judson Scruton: From Sea to Shining Sea — Poet Laureate Voices Since 2010

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until February 23, 2023

Please join Wilton Library in person for a four-week literature seminar led by Judson Scruton.

The varied voices of our Poets Laureate since 2010 provide a rich amalgam of current U.S. sounds and sensibilities. We’ll be covering:

  • Feb. 2: Joy Harjo (2019-2022); Ada Limón (2022-)
  • Feb. 9: Juan Felipe Herrera (2015-2017); Tracy K. Smith (2017-2019)
  • Feb. 16: Natasha Trethewey (2012-2014); Charles Wright (2014-2015)
  • Feb. 23: W.S. Merwin (2010-2011); Philip Levine (2011-2012)

Scruton (M.A, The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry) has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities.

Advance registration is required. Register online or by calling 203.762.6334. There is no charge for this program. By registering for the first session you will automatically be registered for all four sessions. This lecture series is made possible with the support of the Literary Series in Memory of Amy Quigley. Email Andrea Sato with any questions.

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Date:
February 23
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Wilton Library

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Free, Not For Profit
Name
Nuchada Julavits
Email
njulavits@wiltonlibrary.org
Phone
203-762-6324

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Wilton Library
137 Old Ridgefield Rd.
Wilton, CT 06987
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