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Apr 06

Poetry Reading with David Keplinger

Friday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Overview:
David Keplinger is the author of five collections of poetry - most recently another city and the most natural thing.

Location: Main Campus, Lee Reception Room

David Keplinger is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Another City (Milkweed, 2018). Keplinger has been awarded two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as funding from the DC Council on the Arts and Humanities, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Danish Council on the Arts, and a two year Soros Foundation fellowship. In 2011 he produced By and By, an album of eleven songs based on the poetry of his great-great grandfather, a Civil War veteran. His translations of Danish poet Carsten René Nielsen have appeared in two volumes, and his collaboration with German poet, Jan Wagner, entitled The Art of Topiary was published in 2017 by Milkweed Editions. He directs the MFA Program at American University in Washington, D.C. Read more at http://www.davidkeplingerpoetry.com.
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