April Poetry Series: Barbara Adams

April 09, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
MSMC Library DOM 218

2015 Poetry Series Poets April is National Poetry Month. As part of the MSMC Creative Campus initiative, the campus celebrates poetry and the arts this month with readings and a literary salon. 

The Mount Saint Mary College April Poetry Series opens on Thursday, April 9, 2015, with an appearance and reading by poet Barbara Adams. Please join us in the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center, Room 218. Light refreshments will be served. 

This event is sponsored by the Division of Arts and Letters and the Kaplan Family Library and Learning Center. It is free and open to the public. 

Poet's Bio

Barbara Adams has published two books of poetry, Hapax Legomena and The Ordinary Living, and a book of literary criticism, The Enemy Self: Poetry & Criticism of Laura Riding. Her memoir, The Stone Man and the Poet was published in 2012.

She won the Robert Frost Foundation Award for Poetry (2007), and the 1999 Negative Capability Fiction Prize for a short story.

Her poems, stories, and essays have been published in The Nation, Texas Review, Negative Capability, Confrontation, Chronogram, Rockhurst Review, Riverwind, Modern Poetry Studies, Psychoanalytic Review, etc., and in anthologies by Hudson River poets, Riverine, WaterWrites, A Slant of Light and in an Irish-American anthology, The Next Parish Over.

She taught Modern American Literature at Pace University, New York, and retired as Professor Emerita in 2001.

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