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« Sunday November 04, 2012 »
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Start: 2:00 pm
Sun 11/4 2pm-3pm A celebration of the poetry of Lara Tucker Cottrell Martha Brown will read selected poems from Lara’s collection Indicia Lara Tucker Cottrell grew up in Chapel Hill and graduated from Sarah Lawrence with an AB in Creative Writing and earned an MFA from the University of New Orleans.  She died of cancer in 2011 at age 45.  She wrote poems in all stages of her life, and her thesis is the essence of the collection Indicia. She taught English at Pace Academy, where she was adored by her students and fellow faculty.  Lara married Jason Cottrell, and is survived by their two children Laja and Logan.  All proceeds from the sale of Indicia go to a fund for the children. A selection of Lara’s poems will be read by Martha Brown, a long time friend of Lara's mother Ellie. Martha is a speech therapist in Chapel Hill.              
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