Vermont Humanities

Florence McCloud

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Reading and Discussion

Florence McCloud is a poet and fiction writer. Her poems have been published in Green Mountains Review, West Wind Review and Iris, among others. A back porch gardener who loves the flowering of ideas and literature, she likes to include background on author, period, as well as elements of the book, but most of all seeks to engage readers in new ways of looking at a book. Her interests include social history and politics, as well as literature.

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Chittenden, Grand Isle, Washington

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Series Led by Florence McCloud

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Booker Prize Winners

Established in 1968, England’s Booker Prize is awarded annually to a citizen of the U.K., the Commonwealth, Ireland, Pakistan, or South Africa who has written the year’s best novel according to a panel of critics, writers, and academics.

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Fleeing Dictatorship: Migration Stories of Cuban and Dominican Families

This series examines families displaced by the dictatorial regimes of Trujillo and Castro, exploring the complicated, ongoing relationships that those who come to the United States have with their home countries and cultures.

Vermont Humanities*** February 19, 2018