Galway Kinnell & Josephine Dickinson

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Galway Kinnell


Josephine Dickinson

The Smith College Poetry Center, in cooperation with the Broadside Bookshop, presented nationally-recognized poet Galway Kinnell and British poet Josephine Dickinson in a reading here April 24, 2007.

For further information, consult the press release posted on Smith College News Releases.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.



book cover: Silence Fell          book cover: Strong Is Your Hold

Josephine Dickinson read from her new book Silence Fell, the title of which refers to her sudden deafness at age six. The book tells the story of her marriage to a Cambrian sheep farmer, a man more than twice her age, and their life together until his death in 2004.

Galway Kinnell has been a major figure in American poetry for more than three decades. Kinnell's lucid and heartful poems have won him a large and passionate following. Kinnell read from his brand-new collection, Strong Is Your Hold.

Search by author to locate Kinnell, Galway in the Five College Library Catalog.

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Biography in Context
Includes an entry for Galway Kinnell from Contemporary Authors, updated 2005.

Online Texts

Expanded Academic Index
Search by keyword for to find or link to over a dozen texts, reviews, and poems. Use SC Links to connect to full text.

Internet Resources

Internet Site Access
American Academy of Poets
Galway Kinnell
Reading Between A and B
Three poems by Josephine Dickinson
The Poetry Archive
Galway Kinnell - biography, poems, & audio files
Minnesota Public Radio
Audio interview with Galway Kinnell plus a poem


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