A reading by Smith's own Annie Boutelle

The reading took place at 7:30 pm in Stoddard Auditorium, preceded by a discussion and Q&A at 4 pm in the Poetry Center.

Annie Boutelle, poet and Smith College English faculty

October 18, 2005

The Smith College Poetry Center sponsors a reading by Annie Boutelle, faculty member in the English Department and founder of the Poetry Center. Ms. Boutelle will also discuss her work and the craft of writing in an informal Q&A session in the afternoon.

Discussion - 4:00 p.m., Poetry Center
Reading - 7:30 p.m., Stoddard Auditorium

For more information, consult the press release posted under "Smith College News Releases." The event is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.

Boutelle has two brilliant books of poems just out: Nest of Thistles, winner of the 2005 Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize; and Becoming Bone, which probes the inner life of Celia Thaxter, one of 19th-century America's most popular poets.

Read more here about Annie Boutelle, including her books, poems, and biographical information.


Search the Expanded Academic Index by keyword for "Annie Boutelle" to find full-text poems.

Search by author Boutelle, Annie to locate books in the Five College Catalog.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Book Cover: Becoming Bone    Book Cover: Nest of Thistles


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