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Offsite Event: The Life of a Poet Featuring Celebrated Poet Sandra Beasley in Conversation with Kyle Dargan

Location 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Date Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Duration   1 hours, 30 minutes
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On Thursday, March 14th, 2024, poetry enthusiasts and literary aficionados will gather for an enlightening offsite event titled "The Life of a Poet," featuring celebrated poet Sandra Beasley in conversation with the esteemed Kyle Dargan. This quarterly series, established in 2013, has become a hallmark in the world of literature, offering a unique opportunity to delve into a writer's entire career and explore the pivotal moments that have shaped their work. Originally moderated by Washington Post book critic Ron Charles, the series is now under the insightful guidance of Kyle Dargan, a noted poet and editor. The event promises an engaging evening from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, where attendees will have the privilege of gaining insights into Sandra Beasley's poetic journey. As part of the conversation, excerpts from Beasley's notable works will be woven into the discussion, providing a rich tapestry of her artistic evolution. Previous installments of "The Life of a Poet" have featured illustrious poets such as Terrance Hayes, Elizabeth Alexander, Ada Limon, Marilyn Chin, Adrian Matejka, and Carl Phillips, making this an unmissable occasion for those passionate about the world of poetry and literature.

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