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August 2014

A Celebration of the Life in Poetry of Galway Kinnell

August 7, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Vermont Statehouse, 115 State Street
Montpelier, VT United States
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His most cherished and notable poems will be read by fellow poets Michael Collier, Mark Doty, Jody Gladding, Edward Hirsch, Marie Howe, Major Jackson, Sharon Olds and Ellen Bryant Voigt. A reception and book signing with Kinnell in the Cedar Creek Room will follow the reading. The program is free and handicapped accessible. For more information contact Lisa von Kann 802-633-4956.

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October 2015


October 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Galway Kinnell published ten books of poetry in his lifetime, including  The Book of Nightmares, When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone,Imperfect Thirst, and most recently A New Selected Poems and Strong is Your Hold.  He also published a novella, Black Light; a selection of interviews, Walking Down the Stairs; and a book for children, as well as translations of works by Yves Bonnefoy, Yvan Goll, Francois Villon and Rainer Maria Rilke. A former MacArthur Fellow and State Poet of Vermont, he served as a Chancellor of The Academy of…

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