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Poetry & Publishing; Or, How to Launch a Poet

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Publishing Humanities Initiative

Are you an aspiring poet, or a poetry fan? You are invited to join the Franklin Humanities Institute's Publishing Humanities Initiative for a special Zoom session on how poets launch their poetry into the vibrant and growing world of poetry publishing, from handmade chapbooks to independent book and journal publishers, university presses, podcasts, and social media. The expert panel will offer advice on writing, publishing, and building communities of kindred spirits in poetry. Speakers are:

• Suzanna Tamminen: Director and Editor in Chief of Wesleyan University Press
• Peter Gizzi: Poet, teacher, author (most recently) of Now It's Dark (Wesleyan, 2020)
• Han VanderHart: Poet, editor, host of Of Poetry podcast, author of What Pecan Light (Bull City Press, Spring 2021)
• Ross White: Poet, editor, Executive Director of Bull City Press
• Moderator: Joseph Donahue, poet and Duke English faculty Joseph Donahue

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Co-sponsored by the English Department

Contact: Sylvia Miller