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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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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.

Carl Phillips
Tue, May 2, 2017

Referred to as “one of America’s most original, influential, and productive of lyric poets,” Carl Phillips is the author of a dozen books of poetry. His most recent, Reconnaissance, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

Ada Limón
Wed, Oct 5, 2016

Tickets for this event will be available at the box office starting at 6PM. The doors to Nesholm Family Lecture Hall will open at 6:30PM and the event begins at 7:30PM.

Rachel Zucker
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Tickets for this event can be purchased at the box office at Nesholm Family Lecture Hall starting at 6pm.

This presentation will be a lecture.

Co-presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series in Poetry