Renowned poet Alice Notley at SSU, Nov. 29

notley.jpgRenowned poet Alice Notley, one of America's most engaging and crucial poets, will be reading from her work on Thursday, Nov. 29 in The Prelude at the Green Music Center at 7 p.m. as a part of the Writers at Sonoma literary series.

Notley is the author of more than 30 books of poetry including "The Scarlet Cabinet" (with Douglas Oliver, 1992);"Homer's Art" (1990); "At Night the States"(1988); "Parts of a Wedding" (1986); "Margaret and Dusty"(1985); and "Sorrento" (1984). She has won numerous awards, including the Griffin International Poetry Prize.

In addition to the Marshall and Griffin prizes, Notley has received the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry, an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America.


She has also been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1983 she married the British poet Douglas Oliver. She currently lives in Paris.


For more information about Writers at Sonoma visit www.sonoma.edu/english/writers.


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