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Good Thunder: Thursday, February 11

February 11: Good Thunder: Stephen Burt

2016-02-07

Stephen Burt is a professor of English at Harvard University and has been called "one of the most influential poetry critics of his generation" by the New York Times. He is the author of eight published books, including two critical books on poetry and three poetry collections. His essay collection, Close Calls with Nonsense was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His TED Talk is titled "Why People Need Poetry," and you can find it at https://www.ted.com/speakers/stephen_burt. Stephen will be here this Thursday, February 11. His events are:

10:00 am:  Writing Workshop, CSU, Room 202
3:00 pm:  Craft Talk, Ostrander Auditorium
7:30 pm:  Reading, CSU, Room 245

For more information, please see the Good Thunder website at http://gt.mnsu.edu/ .

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