Deborah Brown will be reading from the works of friend and mentor Maxine Kumin
Deborah is a coeditor (with Maxine Kumin and Annie Finch) of Lofty Dogmas: Poets on Poetics (2005) and co-translator (with Richard Jackson and Susan Thomas) of a volume of poems by Giovanni Pascoli. A chapbook, News from the Grate, was published Oyster River Press. Her poems and essays have appeared in Prairie Schooner, The Alaska Quarterly Review, The Women’s Review of Books, The Connecticut Review, Poetry Miscellany, American Literature, Modern Language Studies and others. Brown’s ms. of poems, Walking the Dog’s Shadow, is currently seeking a publisher. A professor of English and Chair of the Humanities Division at the University of New Hampshire in Manchester, Brown lives with her husband, George, and their three cats in Warner, NH.
Maxine Kumin's 17th poetry collection, Where I live: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010, won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2011. Her newest children’s books are Oh, Harry, about a horse with a prehensile nose, illustrated by the well-known Northampton artist Barry Moser, and What Color Is Caesar? about a dog who wants to know if he is all black with many white spots or vice versa. Kumin’s awards include the Pulitzer and Ruth Lilly Poetry Prizes, the Poets’ Prize, and the Harvard Arts and Robert Frost Medals. A former US poet laureate, she and her husband live on a farm in the Mink Hills where they raised horses for forty years and enjoyed the companionship of several rescued dogs.
Location: Street: E Main St Additional: Warner Town Hall City: Warner, Province: New Hampshire Postal Code: 03278 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)