Fri
1

Visiting Poet: Mark Doty

Friday, May 1, 2015

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: Free

Moses Brown School
Alumni Hall
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906

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Fri, 2015-05-01 19:00 - 20:00

Moses Brown School will host New York Times bestselling author Mark Doty as its visiting poet, part of the MB Annual Poetry Series. Doty is the author of nine books of poetry, which have won a National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the T.S. Eliot Prize in the U.K. He is also the author of three memoirs, a book about craft and criticism, and has received two NEA fellowships, Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, a Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest Award, and the Witter Bynner Prize. Doty has won a number of awards for his poetry. He was the first American poet to be awarded the T.S. Eliot Prize – one of the most coveted poetry awards in the world. His memoir, Dog Years, was a New York Times bestseller in 2005.

There will be a reading open to the public. The reading will begin promptly at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall, followed by a book signing.

To claim your free ticket for the reading, RSVP at mosesbrown.org/poetry.