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Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: Lucie Brock-Broido
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attended Dec 14 2009

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

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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.

Poet Tracy K. Smith <em>As You Like It</em> Roxane Gay and Hilton Als <em>The Second Shepherds' Play</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>The Displaced</em> Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson Authors Nathaniel Rich & Kate Walbert Mariah Carey Evangel Christmas Celebration 2016 <em>Cirque du Soleil</em> Gift Card <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Into the Woods</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>Carousel</em>