Winter With the Writers: A Festival of the Literary Arts Week 1

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on February 4, 2014

simic2011 Frost Medalist winner, Charles Simic, recognized for his lifetime achievement in poetry, will kick off Winter With the Writers on February 6th. Simic will hold a master class at 4 p.m. and a reading of his own world-renowned pieces at 7:30 p.m. Both events will be held at the Bush Auditorium at Rollins College in Winter Park.

Dušan “Charles” Simić is a Serbian-American poet and was co-poetry editor of the Paris Review. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1990 for The World Doesn’t End, and was a finalist of the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for Selected Poems, 1963-1983 and in 1987 for Unending Blues. He was appointed the fifteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 2007. (Wikipedia.)

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