Betsy Sholl, award-winning poet, will give a reading as part of the Working Writers Series on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Rehm Library at the College of the Holy Cross. The event, sponsored by the College’s Creative Writing Program, is free and open to the public.
Sholl served as Poet Laureate of Maine from 2006-11. She is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Rough Cradle (Alice James Books, 2009), Late Psalm (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004), Don’t Explain (University of Wisconsin Press, 1997), and The Red Line (University of Pittsburg Press, 1999). She is the recipient of the AWP Prize for Poetry, the Felix Pollak Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and two Maine Individual Artists Grants. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Image, Field, Brilliant Corners, Best American Poetry, 2009, and Best Spiritual Writing, 2012.
She lives in Portland, ME, and teaches at the University of Southern Maine and in the M.F.A. Program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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