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Between "Soft" and "Hard" Clocks: A Meditation on Temporality with Erica Hunt

Erica Hunt
30th Anniversary Close Readings
Date and Time: 
April 14, 2018 - 3:00PM
Event Location: 
Elizabeth Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House members

Poet, essayist, and teacher Erica Hunt considers five poems and how they frame time: tense, tempo, slippage, archive, and prophecy. Author of several books of poetry, including Time Slips Right Before the Eyes, Local History, ARCADE and Piece Logic, she is also co-editor of Letters to the Future: Radical Writing by Black Women with Dawn Lundy Martin. She is the Parsons Family University Professor of Creative Writing at Long Island University, Brooklyn campus.

30 Poems: Close Readings
This spring, Poets House continues with a year-long exploration of 30 poems that have left an indelible mark on the history of poetry: six poets provide close readings of five enduring poems (6 x 5 = 30).

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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