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Two U.S. Poets Laureate: A Reading and Conversation
Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 10:30 am
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States
In Erratic Facts, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, Kay Ryan examines enormous subjects — existence, consciousness, love, loss — in compact poems that have immensely powerful resonance. The first Hispanic to be named U.S. poet laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, presents Portrait of Hispanic American Heroes, a visually stunning book that showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism and athletics. In conversation with Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundation fellow and award-winning poet, Campbell McGrath.
Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. Seating with a ticket is on a “first come, first served” basis. Seats will only be held up to ten (10) minutes before the start of the session. Tickets for unfilled seats will be distributed to the standby line on a first come first served basis.