Poet Joan Larkin to Read Tuesday

The college's new Grace Hazard Conkling Poet in Residence will read at 7:30 pm, Oct. 16, in Stoddard Hall Auditorium.

Joan Larkin, Grace Hazard Conkling Poet in Residence

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
7:30 pm Poetry Reading
Stoddard Hall Auditorium

The reading is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible, and will be followed by a booksale and signing.

For more information, please see the Smith College news release.

A native of Massachusetts who has lived in New York City for many years, Larkin is the author of five books of poems, most recently My Body: New and Selected Poems and the chapbook Legs Tipped with Small Claws.

book cover My Body: New and Selected Poems by Joan Larkin

Larkin also co-founded the independent press Out & Out Books and co-edited a number of groundbreaking poetry anthologies including Amazon Poetry and A Woman Like That: Lesbian and Bisexual Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.


Note: Some of the resources on this page require a Smith Network login to access from off-campus.

Biography

Biography in Context - From Contemporary Authors Online 2006

Books & Artices

Discover - Search for books and articles by and about Joan Larkin

Websites

Site Link
Joan Larkin's website - news, books, poems, contact, bio http://www.joanlarkin.com
Poets.org - poems, bio, and more (audio) http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1091
The Poetry Foundation - bio, poems, and more http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/joan-larkin#poet
Youtube - Joan Larking reading http://www.youtube.com

Contact

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