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O.B. Hardison Poetry Series Tracy K. Smith & Maurice Manning

Virtual from Lincoln’s Cottage  Price $5-$15

https://www.folger.edu/events/tracy-k-smith-maurice-manning

 

Poet, Maurice Manning will travel to Abraham Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington DC. There he will join virtually with poet Tracy K. Smith for a reading of their works from Lincoln’s bedroom.

Tracy K. Smith is the author of Wade in the Water; Life on Mars, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Duende, winner of the James Laughlin Award; and The Body’s Question, winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She is the editor of an anthology, American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, and the author of a memoir, Ordinary Light, a finalist for the National Book Award. From 2017 to 2019, Smith served as Poet Laureate of the United States. She teaches at Princeton University. Maurice Manning’s first book, Lawrence Booth’s Book of Visions, was selected by W.S. Merwin for the Yale Series of Younger Poets. Manning’s other collections include The Common Man, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2011, and One Man’s Dark. His current book, Railsplitter, is his seventh collection of poetry. A former Guggenheim fellow, Manning teaches at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky and for the MFA Writer's Program at Warren Wilson College. 

Thursday, February 11 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Theatre

Audience

Everyone

Topic

Arts & Culture

Price

$, $$

Website

https://www.folger.edu/events/tracy-k...

Cost

$5-$15

Contact Email

publicprograms@folger.edu

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