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Lee Sharkey and Tess Taylor Reading
Start Date: 10/11/2013Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 10/11/2013End Time: 6:30 PM

Event Description:
Lee Sharkey and Tess Taylor will be reading poems from their new books, Calendars of Fire and The Forage House (respectively).

Lee is the recipient of the Abraham Sutzkever Centennial Award in Translation (2013), the 2010 Maine Arts Commission's Individual Artist Fellowship in Literary Arts and the 1997 Rainmaker Award in Poetry, judged by Carolyn Forché. Her poems have appeared in Ancora Imparo, Cerise Press, Crazyhorse, Drunken Boat, FIELD, Kenyon Review, Nimrod, The PinchPrairie Schooner, Seattle Review, and many other literary magazines. Since 2003 she has co-edited the Beloit Poetry Journal,
 one of the country’s oldest and most respected poetry journals.

Tess Taylor holds degrees in writing from  New York University and Boston University. Her chapbook of poems, The Misremembered World, was selected by Eavan Boland for the Poetry Society of America, and her work has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, the Boston Review, The Times Literary Supplement, Memorious, and The New Yorker. She was the the 2010-2011 Amy Clampitt Resident in Lenox, MA. 

This event is part of the Boston Autumn Reading Series, and is open to the public.

Location Information:
Boston Campus - Stahl Center (73 Tremont)  (View Map)
73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
Room: Poetry Center, Sawyer Library, 3rd Floor
Intended Audience:
  • Faculty
  • General Public
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Sponsor(s):
  • College of Arts & Sciences

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