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FACTS INTO POEMS: A Craft Conversation between Jane Hirshfield and Dorianne Laux

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AKST

Two of America’s most esteemed poets, Jane Hirshfield and Dorianne Laux, discuss two of their poems that emerged from the same factual source and their craft approach to writing those poems. The conversation will also include a larger discussion of craft about writing from newspapers and other facts. One of Dorianne’s books is Facts About the Moon, and Jane has other poems that have emerged from The New York Times science or news articles. Jane is also the curator of the Poets for Science exhibition.


February 16
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AKST