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Fixed Stars Book Launch

April 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Burrow Press for the launch of Marisa Siegel’s poetry collection, Fixed Stars. In this collection, Siegel investigates the in-between: windows, porches, drawers, bedrooms, and basements are portals to examine how language shapes and is shaped, and to what ends. Siegel’s poems take readers on a lush voyage through trauma and toward the reestablishment of hope. Celebrate the release of Fixed Stars with readings by an all-star lineup of poets featuring Marisa Siegel, Kaveh Akbar, Taylor Byas, Victoria Chang, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Maggie Smith, and Molly Spencer. A brief Q&A to follow the readings.

Funding for this program is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Burrow Press at Stetson University.

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April 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm -
April 8, 2022 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Marisa Siegal, author; Kaveh Akbar, poet and founder of DiveDapper; Teresa Carmody, Program Director, MFA of the Americas, Stetson University;
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Ryan Rivas
(386) 822-7725

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