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Upcoming 46th Season of O.B. Hardison Poetry Series

O.B. Hardison Series

Linda Pastan

Stephen Dunn

Vijay Seshadri

Tickets and subscriptions will be available later this summer, but here is a sneak preview of what you can expect for the upcoming season.

September 15
Poet Lore celebrates 125 years of literary discovery with poets Traci Brimhall, Cornelius Eady, Terrance Hayes, and Linda Pastan.


September 29
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn reads from his large body of work. Dunn has written seventeen collections of poetry and his latest book is Lines of Defense.


October 20
Graywolf Press celebrates their 40th anniversary with a reading by Graywolf poets Matthea Harvey, Claudia Rankine, and  2014 Pulitzer Prize winner Vijay Seshadri. Poet and author Stephen Burt moderates the evening.


November 17
The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize reading pairs judge and MacArthur Genius grant recipient Heather McHugh with 2013 winner Geoffrey Brock for an evening of poetry.


December 8
Rafael Campo, a poet, professor and physician at Harvard Medical School, celebrates the work of Emily Dickinson.


February 3

British poets and playwrights Simon Armitage and Peter Oswald read from their work.


February 19
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rae Armantrout responds to The Phillips Collection's Man Ray--Human Equations exhibition (February 7-May 10, 2015).


March 16
Polish poet Adam Zagajewski and Slavic languages translator Clare Cavanagh present a bilingual reading with poet Edward Hirsch moderating.


May 19
Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove reads and reflects on her influences in the annual Folger Poetry Board Reading.


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