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Fall Literary Festival presents Maggie Dietz

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library, Program Room
Nov 3, 2011 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Maggie Dietz's book of poems Perennial Fall won the 2007 Jane Kenyon Award for Outstanding Book of Poetry. For many years she directed the Favorite Poem Project, an undertaking of Robert Pinsky during his tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate. She co-edited three anthologies related to the project: Americans' Favorite Poems, Poems to Read, and An Invitation to PoetryDietz teaches creative writing at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and is assistant poetry editor for Slate.

The Fall Literary Festival is sponsored by Thomas Cooper Library and the Department of English.

All events will be held in the program room of the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library (Enter through Thomas Cooper Library) and will be followed by a book signing. For a complete list of events visit:

All events are free and open to the public.

This series is funded by an endowment established through the generosity of an anonymous donor.