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Book Launch & Poetry Reading with D. Nurkse

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join poets Dennis Nurkse and Sean Sutherland to hear works from Nurkse’s new book A Country of Strangers.

In an illuminating collection of selected poems over thirty-five years, one of our most essential American poets casts a clear eye on our politics, our places, and our heart’s hidden stories.

About the Authors:

Throughout this matchless career, over eleven books, Dennis Nurkse has crafted visceral lines that celebrate the fragility of what simply exists—birdsong, moonrise, illness, water towers—and the complexity of human perception, our stumble forward through it toward understanding.

Sean Sutherland has had poems most recently published in the literary magazines: The Florida Review, and Hypertext among others. His poems are also included in two anthologies The Writers Studio at 30, and Poetry for the Actor- A Guide to Deeper Truth. A MacDowell Colony Fellow, Sean was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the literary magazine Sleet in 2019, and won honorable mention for The Maine Review’s poetry prize in 2015.

Donations:

Your choice for the price of admission will go to the One Love Community Fridge organization who supplies food to over 20 Community Fridges in the greater Brooklyn area to help the hungry.

Please make sure to add BOTH an entry ticket AND a donation to your order.

Covid-19 Policy:

Proof of vaccination and masks are required for all guests. No unvaccinated children / those under 5 will be admitted.

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Date:
April 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Organizer

Old Stone House & Washington Park
Phone:
718-768-3195
Email:
info@theoldstonehouse.org
Website:
www.theoldstonehouse.org

Venue

The Old Stone House at Washington Park
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Phone:
718.768.3195

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
, ,
Event Tags:
, , , , , ,

Organizer

Old Stone House & Washington Park
Phone:
718-768-3195
Email:
info@theoldstonehouse.org
Website:
www.theoldstonehouse.org

Venue

The Old Stone House at Washington Park
336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
+ Google Map
Phone:
718.768.3195