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Group Poetry Reading Featuring Laura Read and Friends

Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings

Dresses From the Old Country Poetry! Laura Read’s second poetry collection jumps back and forth in time to illuminate the identities of a life in progress: lost child, lonely adolescent, teacher, daughter, friend, wife, mother—a woman continuously shaped and reshaped by memory and experience. With an eye on gender issues, Read looks back at her childhood in the ’70s and ’80s as she observes how popular culture is shaping her sons’ lives today. Laura will be joined by Kami Westhoff, Maya Jewell Zeller, and Elizabeth Vignali.