And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth. --Ray Carver He was in a hotel in Baltimore in a suburb near Johns Hopkins. He would give a talk there, and they would pay him for it. It
Appointed Maryland State Poet Laureate on September 29, 2009, Stanley Plumly has published nine books of poetry including In the Outer Dark, Out-of-the-Body Travel, and Old Heart. He has taught at a number of institutions including the University of Iowa, and Ohio University. He presently directs the creative writing program at University of Maryland.
Jun 04 2017
Former Columbia residents Carrie Brown and John Gregory Brown will read from their work at a celebration of literature’s history in this planned city.
Carrie Brown’s most recent novel is The Stargazer’s Sister, historical fiction about a nineteenth-century astronomer’s sister.
John Gregory Brown’s newest novel, A Thousand Miles from Nowhere, follows the path of a Hurricane Katrina survivor seeking redemption.
At “Of Stars and Hurricanes," HoCoPoLitSo will also honor two of Columbia’s own forces of nature, Padraic and Ellen Kennedy, for their work creating a literary life in Howard County.
A reception will follow. Tickets are $20 and available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2725249.
Information about the event can be found at https://hocopolitso.org/john-and-carrie-brown.
Or visit us at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1175646235849426.
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