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Poet Eric Nelson will read at Ripon College

Poet Eric Nelson will give a reading of his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15. The presentation will be in the North Reading Room of Lane Library, 300 Seward St., on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be free and open to the public, and a book signing will follow the reading. Nelson is a strong and engaging… Continue reading

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Award-winning poet to read at Ripon

Arthur Stringer, an award-winning poet from West Virginia, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading, which is free and open to all, will be followed by a book signing. Stringer will read from his most recent collection of poems, Late Breaking,… Continue reading

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Renowned poet Patricia Smith reads at Ripon College

Internationally renowned poet Patricia Smith will give a free public reading from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, on the Ripon College campus. The reading will be in Great Hall of Harwood Student Union, 300 Seward St. A book signing and reception will follow. Recognized as one of the world’s most formidable literary performers, Smith has read her… Continue reading

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Award-winning Wisconsin poet reads at Ripon College

Award-winning Wisconsin poet Karla Huston will read from her newest books, “A Theory of Lipstick” and “Outside of a Dog,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading, which is free and open to all, will be followed by a chance to meet the poet and a… Continue reading

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Poet Laureate of Wisconsin reads at Ripon College

Max Garland, Poet Laureate of Wisconsin, will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the North Reading Room of Lane Library on the Ripon College campus. The reading is free and open to the public. A reception and book signing will follow. As Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate, Garland hopes to “reach out to those who may feel… Continue reading

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Sontag’s Poems in “Verse Wisconsin”

Kate Sontag, Ripon College Visiting Assistant Professor of English, published three poems in the September, 2013 edition of Verse Wisconsin. The three poems “Stepmother-of-Pearl,” “Blood and Milk Dialogues,” and “Parents,” are all connected to that issue of Verse Wisconsin’s focus on parents and children. They are available online here: http://www.versewisconsin.org/Issue112/poems/sontag.html Sontag’s work is also featured in the newly released Winter… Continue reading

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