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The New Salon: Poets in Conversation
Start Date: 11/18/2014Start Time: 6:00 PM
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Event Description:

Presented by The Poetry Society of America and the Baruch College English Department,
Poets in Conversation
will feature dialogue with
author Marilyn Nelson
and Professor Grace Schulman

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

A November is CUNY Month Event

Marilyn Nelson is the author or translator of fifteen poetry books, including The Fields Of Praise: New And Selected Poems, which won the 1998 Poets’ Prize; Carver: A Life In Poems, which won the 2001 Boston Globe/Hornbook Award and the Flora Stieglitz Straus Award; and Fortune’s Bones, which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and won the Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry.

In 2013 she published a memoir, How I Discovered Poetry. Nelson’s honors include two NEA creative writing fellowships, the 1990 Connecticut Arts Award, a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, a fellowship from the J.S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Frost Medal. She was the Poet Laureate of Connecticut from 2001-2006.


Baruch College
Engelman Recital Hall
55 Lexington Avenue
(Entrance on 25th Street)
Contact Information:
Name: Grace Schulman
Phone: 646 312-3941
Email: grace.schulman@baruch.cuny.edu
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Schools/Departments:
  • Baruch Performing Arts Center
  • English
  • Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

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