Library Book Club Summer Seminar: Robinson Alone by Kathleen Rooney

Library Book Club Summer Seminar: <em>Robinson Alone</em> by Kathleen Rooney : Foundation Events

Monday, Jul 29, 12:30PM–1:30PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Registration required

All experience levels are welcome to a monthly book group moderated by library staff. For these special July sessions, the library has invited three poets to discuss a recent work with a small group of readers.  Space is limited to 15 participants for each session. Please register for the session(s) you wish to attend in advance by emailing

Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press. She lives in Chicago, where she works as a visiting assistant professor of English and creative writing at DePaul University. Robinson Alone, winner of the 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award in Poetry, explores the life of poet Weldon Kees, who disappeared in 1955.

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