APSU celebrates National Poetry Month with free reading
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April being National Poetry Month, the Austin Peay State University Honors Program and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are celebrating by bringing in two nationally renowned poets for a free reading at 4 p.m. on April 23 in the APSU Honors Commons.
The reading, which is part of the Center’s Spring Salon Series, will feature Pam Uschuk, referred to by The Bloomsbury Review as “one of the most insightful and spirited poets today,” and William Pitt Root, a Guggenheim Fellow and former Tucson Poet Laureate.
Pam Uschuk, poet
“Both William and Pamela are absolutely riveting poets. “They are both deeply committed to preserving and writing about the natural world around us, and they remind us how we are an innate part of it. Their poems serve as both a celebration and a warning, urging us to experience the world with them. A very gracious and loving gesture,” Christopher Burawa, CECA director, said.
William Pitt Poot, poet
Poet Linda Hogan recently prais
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