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Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton: Natasha Trethewey – Experiencing Prejudice in the American South

Spring Poetry with Judson Scruton: Natasha Trethewey – Experiencing Prejudice in the American South

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From Apr 01 to Apr 22, 2021
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


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Judson Scruton leads a 4-week virtual series for Wilton Library on the poetry of this year’s Wilton Reads author and poet Natasha Trethewey. Natasha Trethewey is a 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the 2020 author of the widely-acclaimed memoir — Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir. The series is on Thursdays, April 1, 8, 15 & 22.

In her five poetry collections, she explores her own mixed-race experiences growing up in Mississippi and Georgia as well as other mixed-race women’s experiences in earlier times.

Judson Scruton M.A (The Johns Hopkins University, The Writing Seminars, specializing in poetry) has taught creative writing and literature at prep schools and universities.

Please see the registration link for program and speaker details, and to register. No charge for the program. Register online in order to receive the readings and the Zoom session invitation links. Please email Michael Bellacosa with any questions at mbellacosa@wiltonlibrary.org.

Contact Name: Janet Crystal

Contact Email: janet_crystal@wiltonlibrary.org

Contact Phone: 203-762-6324

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This event is free of charge.

This is a virtual series. Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link. By registering for the first session, you will automatically be registered for all four sessions. Visit www.wiltonlibrary.org to register.

Phone:
203-762-6334

Email:
publicity@wiltonlibrary.org

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DateStartEnd
Thu, 04/22/202110:30 am12:00 pm

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