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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Wandering Star
21 events 16 reviews

Is modern poetry a joke? Didn't make a lick of sense to me. Sorry.

reviewed Dec 14 2009 report as inappropriate
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Lucie Brock-Broido, director of poetry in the School of the Arts at Columbia University, reads selections from her book The Master Letters, inspired by three mysterious, unsent letters written by Emily Dickinson and found after her death. Brock-Broido’s other volumes of poetry include _Trouble in Mind _and A Hunger. The post-reading reception features black cake made from Dickinson’s own recipe.

Co-sponsored with The Poetry Society of America.

Poetry Society of America Director Alice Quinn will introduce and moderate the conversation.

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