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Kay Ryan

Monday, December 3rd, 7:30 PM

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC

Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Ryan (The Best of It) reads to celebrate the life and work of Emily Dickinson, followed by a black cake reception.

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  • Detail, photograph by Jun Fujita, circa 1930s, courtesy of the Graham and Pamela Lee private collection.
    Current Exhibition
    Jan 12, 2017 – May 26, 2017

    This exhibition presents photographs and ephemera from the poet Jun Fujita (1888-1963). Fujita is an English-language tanka poet who published regularly in Poetry during the 1920s. The first Japanese-American photojournalist, he is responsible for the most famous photos of the Eastland disaster, the Chicago race riots of 1919, and the St. Valentine’s Day massacre, among others. This show will explore his lesser-known landscapes.