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Literary\Arts Series
Poetry Series
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Poetry Series

The Poetry Series presents the best-established and emerging voices for readings and lectures, and continues to include a lecture co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series on Poetry. Poetry Series events will be held at the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall at McCaw Hall.

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Limón, Zucker, Gay, Bass and Notley
Ada Limón
Wed, Oct 5, 2016

Ada Limón's most recent work, Bright Dead Things, was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry and the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by the New York Times. 

Rachel Zucker
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Rachel Zucker is the author of nine books, most recently, a memoir, MOTHERs, and a double collection of prose and poetry, The Pedestrians.

Co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series in Poetry

Ross Gay
Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Ross Gay is the author of three books. His most recent, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (2015), won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. 

Ellen Bass
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar (2014), was published by Copper Canyon Press. She co-edited No More Masks! An Anthology of Poems by Women (1973), one of the most significant feminist poetry anthologies today.

Alice Notley
Wed, Apr 5, 2017

Notley is the author of over 25 books of poetry, including the forthcoming Certain Magical Acts. In 2015, she was awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.