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Hermitage North @ New College: How (Not) to Read Poetry
March 14 : 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
The Hermitage North @ New College series presents poet Natasha Saje in “How (Not) to Read Poetry,” Thursday, March 14, 5:30 p.m., Room 141 in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library on Koski Plaza, New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Reservations for this free program are required and can be requested at HermitageArtistRetreat.org.
In “How (Not) to Read Poetry,” poet Natasha Sajé will show video clips of poets reading poems and share her insights on the art of reading poetry. Audience members are encouraged to bring a poem to read out loud.
Sajé is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City where she also curates the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series. In addition, she is a member of the poetry faculty at the Vermont College of Fine Arts M.F.A. in writing program, and the author of three books of poems, a book of poetry criticism, and many essays. Her work has been honored with the Robert Winner and Alice Fay di Castagnola awards, a Fulbright fellowship, the Campbell Corner Poetry Prize, and the Utah Book Award.
Funding for this event is made possible, in part, through a multi-year grant to New College of Florida from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.