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Apr 16, 2019 11:52 AMPublication: The East Hampton Press & The Southampton Press

Sharon Dolin Talks Poetry at Stony Brook Southampton's Writers Speak Wednesdays

Apr 16, 2019 11:52 AM

Writers Speak Wednesdays at Stony Brook Southampton concludes its 2019 spring series of author talks on April 24 at 7 p.m. with poet Sharon Dolin, who will read from and talk about her work in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellors Hall at the Southampton campus.

Ms. Dolin is the author of six books of poetry, most recently “Manual for Living.” Her 2008 book “Burn and Dodge,” won the AWP Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. Ms. Dolin's other awards include a Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, a Fulbright scholarship, a Pushcart Prize, a Drisha Arts Fellowship, a PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant, and a Gordon Barber Award from the Poetry Society of America.

Ms. Dolin teaches poetry workshops at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y and Poets House and directs the Center for Book Arts Annual Letterpress Poetry Chapbook Competition in New York City. She also directs and teaches in the international workshop, Writing About Art in Barcelona.

The final program scheduled for the spring Writers Speak series will be a showcase reading by MFA students on Wednesday, May 1. Writers Speak Wednesdays are free and begin with a brief reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the readings at 7 p.m. and a Q&A and book signing.

For more information, call 631-632-5030 or visit stonybrook.edu/mfa.

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