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Poetry Society of America features Aracelis Girmay at two upcoming events!

001714W3 BOA author Aracelis Girmay We here at BOA could not be more excited to announce that Aracelis Girmay will be featured in two upcoming events hosted by the Poetry Society of America in the next few months. Girmay is the author of two collections of poetry; Teeth (2007) and most recently, Kingdom Animalia, which received the 2011 Isabella Gardner Award. On November 8, in Cambridge, MA, Girmay will be joined by fellow poets Rosa Alcala and Eduardo C. Corral for the premier of the LATINO/A POETRY NOW reading series. The series is set to begin in Cambridge, MA and proceed on to Washington, D.C., Saint Paul, MN, South Bend, IN, and beyond. Free and open to the public. Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street. On December 5, in Washington, D.C., is the Emily Dickinson Tribute, where Girmay will hold a discussion regarding Emily Dickinson and her work. The conversation will be introduced and moderated by the executive Director of the Poetry Society of America, Alice Quinn. Admission is $15 Call 202-544-7077 for tickets. For more information click here These events are great chances to listen in on one of the best and brightest up and coming poets, so don't miss them!

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