Library Book Club Summer Seminar: Robinson Alone by Kathleen Rooney
Monday, July 29th – Monday, July 29th, 12:30 PM–1:30 PM
61 West Superior Street
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 email@example.com.
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.
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.