Poet Patrick Donnelly to Read at Smith Tuesday

The book launch and poetry reading by Patrick Donnelly is at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 13, in Stoddard Hall Auditorium.

 Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin
by Patrick Donnelly

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
7:30 pm Poetry Reading and Book Launch
Stoddard Hall Auditorium

The event is free and open to the public. For disability access information or to request accommodations, call (413) 585-2407. To request a sign language interpreter specifically, call (413) 585-2071 (voice or TTY) or e-mail ODS@smith.edu. All requests must be made at least 10 days prior to the event.

This reading celebrates the publication of Donnelly’s long-awaited second collection, Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin. The book includes translations from the 1,000-year-old Japanese imperial anthologies of poetry, which Donnelly translated with Stephen D. Miller. More translations will appear in The Wind from Vulture Peak: The Buddhification of Japanese Waka in the Heian Period, a scholarly history and analysis forthcoming from Cornell East Asia Series.

For more information about Patrick Donnelly, please visit his website.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

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