S237. Ada Limón, Heather McHugh, and Ellen Bryant Voigt: A Reading

Concourse Hall, LA Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level One
Saturday, April 2, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

 

Join us for a reading with three award-winning poets. Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, and the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award. Heather McHugh’s most recent work includes Upgraded to Serious and Eyeshot. She is also the author of the book of essays Broken English: Poetry and Partiality, and has received many awards including a MacArthur Fellowship. Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of eight collections of poetry, most recently Headwaters, and two collections of essays. She established the nation's first low-residency writing program in 1976, and was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015.


Participants

Heather McHugh is the author of poetry, translation, and essays, and she has taught in distinguished writing programs. Since 2011, her efforts to help lifelong caregivers of family members who are chronically ill or severely disabled prompted the establishment of Caregifted.org (and Undersung.org).

Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of eight books of poetry, including most recently Headwaters, and two collections of craft essays. In 1976 she created the first low-residency MFA program for writers. Among her many honors include grants from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, an appointment as the Poet Laureate of Vermont and as a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and a MacArthur Fellowship. She is currently on faculty at the MFA program for writers at Warren Wilson College.

Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including Bright Dead Things, which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry, a finalist of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, and one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of the Year by The New York Times. Her other books of include Lucky WreckThis Big Fake World, and Sharks in the Rivers. She serves on the faculty of Queens University of Charlotte Low Residency MFA program, and the 24Pearl Street online program for the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. She also works as a freelance writer splitting her time between Lexington, Kentucky and Sonoma, California.

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