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Poetry off the Shelf: B.H. Fairchild and Peggy Shumaker

Thursday, May 8th, 7:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission

A reading and reception commemorates the 20th anniversary of Red Hen Press. Award-winning poet B.H. Fairchild explores the empty landscapes of small towns in Texas and Kansas, where he grew up. In 2014, W.W. Norton will publish Fairchild’s The Blue Buick: New and Selected Poems. Peggy Shumaker was Alaska State Writer Laureate, 2010 – 2012. Toucan Nest (2013), her most recent collection, grew from an eco-arts writing workshop in Costa Rica. A reception will follow.

Co-sponsored by Red Hen Press

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