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Poetry Reading with Indran Amirthanayagam and Dick Lourie (Main)

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Monday, November 8, 2021

Main Library
449 Broadway
Lecture Hall

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Indran Amirthanayagam is the author of numerous poetry collections, including The Elephants of Reckoning (1993), Ceylon, R.I.P. (2001), The Splintered Face (2008), Uncivil War (2013), and Coconuts On Mars (2019). He writes, translates, and publishes poetry and essays in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Kenyon Review, the New England Review, BOMB, Siempre, La Gaceta, and other magazines.

Dick Lourie is both a poet and a musician whose poems have been published widely for fifty years.  Lourie has performed professionally for a half-century on sax, trumpet and guitar, playing blues, jazz, and traditional American songs. His new collection, Jam Session and Other Poems (2021), is built around his determination to fuse his poems and his music into one creative work.

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