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Ada Limón and Matthew Zapruder Poetry Reading

  • St. Mary's College of California 1928 Saint Marys Road Moraga, CA, 94556 United States (map)

Creative Writing Reading Series with Ada Limón & Matthew Zapruder


Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.


De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, Hagerty Lounge, 1928 Saint Mary's Road, Moraga, CA 94575
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Poet Ada Limón will give a poetry reading along with Matthew Zapruder on September 11, 2019 at St. Mary’s College of California.

Ada Limón

Ada Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and was named one of the top 5 poetry books of the year by the Washington Post. Her fourth book Bright Dead Things was named a finalist for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency M.F.A program, and the online and summer programs for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She also works as a freelance writer in Lexington, Kentucky.

 Matthew Zapruder

Matthew Zapruder is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Father’s Day, from Copper Canyon in Fall 2019, as well as Why Poetry, a book of prose. He is editor at large at Wave Books, where he edits contemporary poetry, prose, and translations. From 2016-7 he held the annually rotating position of Editor of the Poetry Column for the New York Times Magazine. He teaches in the MFA and English Department at Saint Mary’s College of California.

Earlier Event: September 1
Poetry Book of the Month September 2019
Later Event: September 26
Power of Words Conference 2019