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Literary Partners Program: Book Launch for Gregory Orr’s The Blessing, with David Grubin

Sep 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Milkweed Editions to launch and celebrate acclaimed poet Gregory Orr’s memoir, The Blessing, a book that “offers eloquent testimony to the engaging power of art in a man’s life” (Washington Post). After experiencing a series of tumultuous and violent events in his life, Orr turns to language to heal from the ensuing trauma. Generous and life-affirming, The Blessing is a powerful ode to poetry.

Emmy Award–winning documentarian David Grubin joins Orr on stage for a reading and conversation, followed by a book signing and reception. All are welcome.

This event is made possible through Poets House’s Literary Partners Program. Poets House is an ADA accessible facility.

Admission Free and open to the public Sponsored By Milkweed Editions

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Date:
Sep 11, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Elizabeth Kray Hall, Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282 United States
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Phone:
212-431-7920
Website:
www.poetshouse.org