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Kay Ryan: Folger Poetry Board Reading

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2:30 AM


Pulitzer-Winning Poet Kay Ryan at Folger Shakespeare Library

This annual reading at Folger Theatre in D.C. features a distinguished poet who shares favorite poems by other poets and reads from their own work. Known for compact gems of poetry and a swift and cogent style, Kay Ryan won the Pulitzer Prize for The Best of It: New and Selected Poems. Her other books are Flamingo Watching, The Niagara River and Say Uncle, among others. A former U.S. Poet Laureate, she is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Union League Poetry Prize, the Maurice English Poetry Award and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. She currently serves as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Stay after the reading for a wine reception and book signing.

Cost: $10
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