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An Evening With Poet Kim Bridgford

By Wallingford Pub... - Posted on 21 June 2010

Tuesday, June 29th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Join us for an evening of poems and poetic insight by Kim Bridgford. Ms Bridgford is the author of four collections of poetry: Undone, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; Instead of Maps, nominated for the Poet’s Prize; In the Extreme: Sonnets about World Records, winner of the Donald Justice Prize; and Take-Out: Sonnets about Fortune Cookies, forthcoming from David Robert Books. She is currently working on a three-book poetry/photography project with visual artist Jo Yarrington, focusing on journey and sacred space in Iceland, Venezuela, and Bhutan.

A former Connecticut Professor of the Year and a two-time nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year, she was the 2007 Connecticut Touring Poet. She is also the founder of The Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline Project, which will eventually be the largest database of women poets in the world, and was launched at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington on March 27, 2010.

In August 2010 she will become the new director of the West Chester University Poetry Center and the West Chester University Poetry Conference.

All are welcome and refreshments will be served. Please register in person, online, or by phone at (203)265-6754.

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