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MFA in Poetry Presents a Reading by Adelia Prado & Ellen Doré Watson

June 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm

| Free

About Adelia Prado:

See interview in BOMB Magazine

About Ellen Doré Watson:

Ellen Doré Watson’s most recent volume of poems is Dogged Hearts (Tupelo Press, 2010). Her other books include This Sharpening, also from Tupelo, and two from Alice James, We Live in Bodies and Ladder Music, winner of the New England/New York award. Broken Railings was awarded the Green Lake Chapbook Award from Owl Creek Press. Individual poems have appeared widely in literary journals, including The American Poetry Review, Tin House, and The New Yorker.  Among her honors are a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artists Grant, a Rona Jaffe Writers Award, fellowships to Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, the Zoland Poetry Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, and a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship.  She has translated a dozen books from the Brazilian Portuguese, including The Alphabet in the Park: Selected Poems of Adélia Prado (Wesleyan University Press). Watson has also co-translated contemporary Arabic language poetry with Saadi Simawe, and a second book of Prado translations is due from Tupelo in 2012.  Recently appointed an Elector of the Poets’ Corner at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Watson lives in western Massachusetts, where she directs the Poetry Center at Smith College and serves as poetry and translation editor of The Massachusetts Review.

 

Details

Date:
June 21, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Mead Hall
Phone:
973-408-3000
36 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ 07940 United States

Organizer

Sean Nevin
Phone:
973-408-3016
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