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Flyleaf Poetry Reading & Open Mic Series
07/12/2012 7:00 pm
Thu 7/12 7pm-8:30pm
Flyleaf Poetry Reading & Open Mic Series (2nd Thursdays)
Laurie Patton Angel's Task: Poems in Biblical Time
& Alex Grant The Poems of Wing Lei
Laurie L. Patton is the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Duke University. She received a BA from Harvard University and a PhD from The University of Chicago in the history of religions. Dean Patton is an accomplished scholar and the author or editor of eight books and fifty articles on South Asian history, culture, and religion.
Alex Grant's poems have received the Oscar Arnold Young Award(Best NC Poetry Collection), The Randall Jarrell Prize, The Pavel Srut Poetry Fellowship and the Kakalak Poetry Prize. A six-time Pushcart Prize and Best of the Web nominee, he has published five poetry collections, and his poems have appeared in Best New Poets, The Missouri Review, Connecticut Review, Arts & Letters and dozens of other national venues. A 2012 NC Poet Laureate nominee, he lives in Chapel Hill with his wife, his dangling participles and his Celtic fondness for excess.
This monthly reading series is co-hosted by Stan Absher and Debra Kaufman and sponsored by Flyleaf Books. An informal get-together before the reading will begin around 5:45 at the Chapel Hill Foster’s, next door to Flyleaf. Please join the group for an hour of conversation. Featured readers will each read for approximately 20 minutes and, after a short break for the readers to sign books, there will be an open mic. Please sign up to read no later than 7 pm.
- 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
- Next to Foster's Market & Kitchen
- Chapel Hill ,
- North Carolina
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