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Words in the Woods

Major Jackson: Words in the Woods

Live Event
August 10: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Major Jackson is the author of six books of poetry, including Leaving Saturn (2002), which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems. He has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and has been honored by the Pew Fellowship in the Arts and the Witter Bynner Foundation in conjunction with the Library of Congress. He has published poems and essays in American Poetry Review, The New Yorker, Orion Magazine, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, Poetry London, and World Literature Today. Major Jackson lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University.

Registration

Entrance to the park will be covered by Vermont Humanities. Please register in advance to attend this in-person program. Families camping at or otherwise visiting the parks will be able to join the presentations without advance registration.

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This is an accessible event. It take place in a pavilion located a short distance from a parking lot, along a paved road. Please contact us at info@vermonthumanities.org for information on disability services.

To request a specific accommodation for this event please contact us by Friday, July 26.

Details

Date:
August 10
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Jacob Pelletier
Email
jpelletier@vermonthumanities.org

Venue

Coolidge State Park
855 Coolidge State Park Road
Plymouth, 05056 United States
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