Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Calendar Alert: Poets in Burlington, VT, Tonight

We heard about this at the last minute -- so if the inauguration has you longing for an evening of poetry, here it is!



Myronn Hardy & Matt Miller

The Fleming Museum presents a poetry series hosted by Major Jackson, associate professor, UVM Dept. of English. This reading series highlights established and emergent New England poets whose work represents significant explorations into language, song, and art. [DIRECTIONS]

Co-sponsored with the English Department and funded in part by the James and Mary Buckham Fund.

Myronn Hardy & Matthew Miller
6:00 - 6:20 PM: Music by Christopher Barosky & Friends
6:30 - 7:30 PM: Poetry Readings

Myronn Hardy is the author of two volumes of poetry, Approaching the Center, which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award, and The Headless Saints (2008). His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Indiana Review, Tampa Review, Phoebe, Versal (Amsterdam), Third Coast, and elsewhere. His short stories have appeared in Gulf Coast, Callaloo, and Gargoyle. He has received fellowships from the Annenberg Foundation, Djerassi, Cave Canem, Instituto Sacatar, and Fundación Valparaiso. He has received degrees from the University of Michigan and Columbia University. He is currently completing his first novel. He lives in New York City. (

Matt Miller is the author of Cameo Diner: Poems (2005). He earned a BA in Psychology at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. He is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University. Currently, he is an instructor of English and football coach at Philips Exeter Academy. He has published work in Connecticut Review, PN Review, DMQ Review, Third Coast, Beacon Street Review, and Entelechy International.

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