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Tuesday, March 23 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Across the Tracks: A Virtual Poetry Reading with Curt Curtin

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In this final book launch event, Curt Curtin and his wife Dee O'Connor will read some of the lesser-known poems from Curt's newest collection, Kerry Dancers. Selected poems include "Across the Tracks," "Ma," "Eldest Sister," and "Paying respects at Katie's Wake" along with many popular favorities from his Irish-American heritage. As fellow poet, Susan Roney O'Brien, says, "[We] want to be caught in the ballad, the hornpipe, the reel--want to be pulled into the dance."

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Curt Curtin

Curt Curtin is a lifelong poet with three self-produced chapbooks and many individual poems appearing in journals and other publications. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Jacob Knight Poetry Award and in 2010 received the Frank O’Hara award for poetry. In 2019 he won second place... Read More →

Tuesday March 23, 2021 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT