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Ada Limón: Working in the Service of Poetry

Event Type
Literature and Languages Library; Creative Writing and the Department of English
Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum
Oct 12, 2023 - Oct 13, 2023   7:30 pm  
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Creative Writing Upcoming Events

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book Bright Dead Things was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She was the host of the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes and teaches remotely. Her new book of poetry, The Hurting Kind, is out now from Milkweed Editions. She is the 24th Poet Laureate of The United States.

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