The Binghamton Center for Writers, a State University of New York organized Research Center associated with the Binghamton University Creative Writing Program, is excited to welcome poet Ada Limón, for a public reading with the Distinguished Writers Series, at 7:00 p.m. EST, Thursday, November 11, 2021, via Zoom. Join us for a special opportunity to connect with a living writer at the height of her career. Please register for this event and share among students, family, and friends. Please find samples of Ada's work, along with her bio. POEMS: "Sports" - The Believer: https://believermag.com/logger/a-poem-by-ada-limon/ "Open Water" - New England Review: https://www.nereview.com/vol-42-no-2-2021/open-water/ "How to Triumph Like a Girl" - Poetry Foundation - https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/149814/how-to-triumph-like-a-girl MEDIA: Ada Limón reads at the 2015 National Book Awards Finalists Reading - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFBSxDiQmD8 A poet’s take on looking to language for ‘radical hope’ - PBS News Hour - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yL5kSIGCrQ Ada Limón's website: - https://www.adalimon.net Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including “The Carrying,” which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book “Bright Dead Thing,” was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes, teaches remotely, and hosts the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, “The Slowdown.” Her new book of poetry, “The Hurting Kind,” is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions, in May 2022.
A Public Reading with poet Ada Limón
Date and Time
Thursday Nov 11, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 7 p.m. EST
Free and open to the public.
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