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Jim Moore | Saturday, November 12th | 7:30pm | Somers Lounge CSS

November 7, 2011

Spirit Lake Poetry Series will host a reading by poet Jim Moore on Saturday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m., in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica.

 

MN Poet Jim Moore to read at Somers Lounge CSS 11/12/11Jim Moore is the author of seven collections of poetry, including Lightning at Dinner, The Freedom of History, The Long Experience of Love, and the recently released Invisible Strings (Graywolf Press). Writing for the New York Times Book Review, Dana Jennings says, “Jim Moore’s poems are an artful amalgam of humor and fierce attention.” Moore’s recent poems in Invisible Strings are lauded as “tricky masterpieces of revelation” by Corduroy Books.
Moore has received numerous awards and fellowships from the Bush Foundation, The Loft, the McKnight Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, the Nation, the New Yorker, the Paris Review, the Threepenny Review, the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and in many other magazines and anthologies.
Moore teaches at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and at The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, as well as online through the University of Minnesota Split Rock Arts Program. He is married to the photographer JoAnn Verburg. They live in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Spoleto, Italy.
Admission to this event is free and open to the public.

Funding for the Spirit Lake Poetry Series is provided by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council with money in part from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the Manitou Fund.

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