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April 15th, 2014
Poet Jorie Graham next up in Texas State’s Lindsey Literary Series

VIDEO: Poet Jorie Graham reads from “PLACE” as part of the Blacksmith House Reading Series in Cambridge, Mass.


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections April 17 at 3:30 p.m. and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. April 18.

The events are free and open to the public.

Graham is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including the Forward Prize-winning and T.S. Eliot Prize-nominated “PLACE” (Ecco, 2012), “Sea Change” (2008), “Overlord” (HarperCollins, 2005); “Never” (HarperCollins, 2002); “Swarm” (2000); “The Errancy” (1997); “The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1994,” which won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; “Materialism” (1993); “Region of Unlikeness” (1991); “The End of Beauty” (1987); “Erosion” (1983); and “Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts” (1980). She has also edited two anthologies, “Earth Took of Earth: 100 Great Poems of the English Language” (1996) and “Best American Poetry 1990.”

The event is part of the Lindsey Literary Series and is sponsored by the Department of English at Texas State, the Burdine Johnson Foundation and the Wittliff Collections.

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