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*DIGITAL* From Politics to Poetry

May 5
7:00 pm

Ilsley Public Library
Madeline Kunin at a desk in front of female reporters
Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the 2020-2021 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Register for this free talk.

As the first woman governor for the State of Vermont, the ambassador to Switzerland for President Clinton, and the holder of other prestigious positions, Madeleine Kunin has inspired women and girls to discover their own voices as leaders. Governor Kunin will speak about her life in politics and read to us from her newest book of poetry, Red Kite, Blue Sky.

Register for this free talk

Order Madeleine Kunin’s books from the Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury.

Red Kite, Blue Sky is now available for purchase in hardcover, and Kunin’s memoir, Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties is available for purchase in hardcover or paperback.

Kunin is willing to sign personalized bookplates for those who order her newest book. If you would like your bookplate personalized, please add specific personalization details (name, etc.,) to the ORDER COMMENTS field when ordering.

View the Madeleine Kunin page on the Vermont Book Shop website.

Partners: Middlebury College and the Mellon Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Pulitzer Prizes

Statewide Underwriters

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Image courtesy of the Vermont Historical Society


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Renee Ursitti
(802) 388-4095


Ilsley Public Library
75 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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