1997 Blackburn Literary Festival (Mar. 31-Apr 25, 1997)

Deborah Pope and Joe Ashby Porter
March 31, 6:30pm
Breedlove Room in Perkins Library
Pope will read from her previous two books of poems, Fanatic Heart and Mortal World, and from her soon-to-be-published work, Falling Out of the Sky. Porter will read from one of his three books of fiction, one of which, The Kentucky Stories, was a Pulitzer Prize nominee.

James Applewhite
April 1, 6pm
Duke University Museum of Art’s North Gallery
Applewhite reads poetry from all new work: Daytime and Starlight, due out in May, as well as the book-length poem currently in progress, Representing My Father.

Frank Lentricchia and Ariel Dorfman
April 1, 8pm
Duke University Museum of Art’s North Gallery
Lentricchia reads from his novels Johnny Cristelli and The Knifemen; Dorfman reads from his book, Last Waltz in Santiago, as well as from his soon-to-be-published Heading South, Looking North: A Bilingual Journey.

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
April 2, 6:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Sedgwick reads poems from Fat Art, Thin Art, as well as sections from her new project, A Dialogue on Love.

John S. Hall,  Henry Baum and Jordan Green
Friday, April 25, 6:30pm
Marketplace at the East Campus Union

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