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Miami Book Fair: Ada Limón in Conversation with Robert Casper

November 13, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Miami Book Fair 2022 presents Ada Limon, recently appointed U.S. poet laureate, in conversation with Robert Casper, head of poetry and literature at the Library of Congress, as Limon discusses her most recent title, The Hurting Kind: Poems. Ada Limon became the 24th poet laureate of the United States in July 2022. She is the author of several poetry collections, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry, and Bright Dead Things, a finalist for the National Book Award amongst others. Limon’s work has also appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Harvard Review, and Barrow Street. She is also the host of the podcast “The Slowdown”. Robert Casper is the head of poetry and literature at the Library of Congress. He previously worked at the Poetry Society of America and the Community of Literary Magazine and Presses, and served as the poetry chair of the Brooklyn Literacy Council.

This event is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant in partnership with the Miami Dade College Foundation.

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November 13, 2022 @ 2:00 pm -
November 13, 2022 @ 3:00 pm


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Ada Limon, U.S. Poet Laureate and Author of The Hurting Kind: Poems; speaker Robert Casper, Head of Poetry and Literature, Library of Congress; moderator
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Marci Cancio-Bello
(305) 237-3258

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(727) 893-8969

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