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September 23, 2021 to September 23, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, 232 East Avenue,, Tompkins County, New York, United States, 14850

About This Event

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including "The Carrying," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book "Bright Dead Things" was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes, teaches remotely, and hosts the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, "The Slowdown." Her new book of poetry, "The Hurting Kind," is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in May 2022.\ \ Book signing to follow — Books by Ada Limón will be available for purchase at the reading courtesy of Ithaca\'s local cooperative, Buffalo Street Books.\ \ The Robert Chasen Memorial Poetry Reading is a biennial event, featuring a public reading by a distinguished poet. It was established in 1980 by Margaret Rosenzweig, 32, in memory of Robert Chasen.\ \ Free and open to the public — Masks and adherence to university public health guidelines required. For the latest information visit covid.cornell.edu.\ \ For more information about the Zalaznick Reading Series, visit english.cornell.edu/zalaznick, email [email protected] or call 607.255.7847.\ \ This event is presented by the Department of Literatures in English / Creative Writing Program at Cornell University