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Unless otherwise noted, tickets to and reservations for these events are not required.

September 2015

Thursday, September 10, 12:00 Noon
BAGLEY WRIGHT LECTURE SERIES: SRIKANTH REDDY

As part of the ongoing series, poet Srikanth Reddy will give a lecture on poetry. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Mary Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor, James Madison Building <view map>
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Tuesday, September 15, 7:00 PM
POET LAUREATE INAUGURAL READING

21st Poet Laureate Consultant Juan Felipe Herrera will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with his inaugural reading. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Library of Congress Hispanic Division.

Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building (ground floor) <view map>
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Thursday, September 24, 7:00 PM
TRIBUTE TO PHILIP LEVINE

An event to honor the 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, who passed away in February. Participants include Kate Daniels, Toi Derricotte, Edward Hirsch, Yusef Komunyakaa, Dorianne Laux, Mari L’Esperance, Paul Mariani, Jane Mead, Tomás Q. Morín, Sharon Olds, Tom Sleigh, Gerald Stern, and David St. John. The event will also feature the 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Juan Felipe Herrera. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Academy of American Poets; Cave Canem Foundation; Cooper Union; NYU Creative Writing Program; Penguin Random House; Poets House; Poetry Society of America; Queens College; Unterberg Poetry Center, 92nd Street Y.

Location: Cooper Union (The Great Hall) 7 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003
Contact:  (202) 707-5394

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October 2015

Thursday, October 8, 7:00 PM
THE LIFE OF A POET: BRIAN TURNER

Poet, essayist, and professor Brian Turner will discuss his work with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Co-sponsored by the Hill Center and the Washington Post.

Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
Contact: (202) 707-5394

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November 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 7:00 PM
THE LIFE OF A POET: ALICE FULTON

Bobbitt Prize winner, Alice Fulton will discuss her work with Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post's Book World. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Co-sponsored by the Hill Center and the Washington Post.

Location: Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)
Contact: (202) 707-5394

Thursday, November 12, 6:30 PM
ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE TODAY: VIET THANH NGUYEN

Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen will read from his work and discuss the state of Asian American literature. This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and a signing will follow. Presented in partnership with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center; The Asian American Literary Review; and the Asian American Studies Program, University of Maryland.

Location: Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building <view map>
Contact: (202) 707-5394

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December 2015

Friday, December 4, 12:00 Noon
BAGLEY WRIGHT LECTURE SERIES: RACHEL ZUCKER

As part of the ongoing series, poet and memoirist Rachel Zucker will give a lecture on poetry. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building (ground floor) <view map>
Contact: (202) 707-5394

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