Sunday, August 21, 2016

Athens Reading in September

Philip Lee Williams to read at UGA event celebrating poetry and nature

Hargrett Library, Special Collections auditorium
300 Hull Street, Athens 30601
Wednesday September 14, 2016
7:00 p.m.

An evening of local authors celebrating poetry and nature will be hosted by UGA Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, September 14, at 7 p.m. The event will be at the Special Collections Library auditorium in the Richard B. Russell Building on the UGA campus. The event is open free to the public.

Now confirmed to read are Philip Lee Williams (Elegies for the Water, 2009, The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram, 2010, and The Color of All Things: 99 Love Poems, 2015; Clela Reed (Dancing on the Rim, 2009, and The Hero of the Revolution Serves Us Tea, 2013); Robert Ambrose, Jr. (Journey to Embarkation, 2016); and retired UGA ecology professor  John Pickering. There will also be four Discover Life poetry prize readings by a Clarke County high school students to be selected in early September. Each winner will receive $250

D. A. Crossley, research professor emeritus of UGA's Odum School of Ecology and president of the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, will present the authors.


Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
Phone: (706) 542-0464

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