Three World-Acclaimed Poets Come Together for Celebration of Shakespeare's Sonnets
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Phillis Levin is the author of three volumes of poetry and the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English. Henri Cole is the author of six volumes of poetry and is the 2007 McGee Professor of Writing at Davidson College. Molly Peacock is the author of five books of poetry and a memoir, and she is the editor of a collection of creative non-fiction.
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