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Library Book Club Summer Seminar: The Earth is Not Flat by Katharine Coles

Wednesday, July 31st – Wednesday, July 31st, 12:30 PM–1:30 PM

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 library@poetryfoundation.org.

Katharine Coles is a poet and novelist whose collections include Fault and The Golden Years of the Fourth Dimension. She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Utah, and was the inaugural director of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute. The Earth is Not Flat was inspired by a month Coles spent at a tiny Antarctic science station under the auspices of the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists and Writers Program.

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