Paul Muldoon and High School Prize Winners

The award-winning Irish poet is the judge of this year's high school poetry contest and will read from his work, Wright Hall.

Writer & Poet Paul Muldoon

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
7:30 pm   Poetry Reading - Paul Muldoon and Poetry Contest Winners, Wright Hall, Weinstein Auditorium.

Muldoon will share the stage with this year's winners of the Smith College Poetry Competition for High School Girls. The first-place winner of the Smith College Poetry Competition is Taylor Clarke from Philips Academy, who won for her poem "Charlotte Mason." The runners-up and their winning entries are Gabriella Fee from Walnut Hill School for "Nobska"; Stephanie Saywell from Lawrence Academy for "Candlewick"; and Bryna Cofrin-Shaw from Stoneleigh Burnham for "Things Change Size."

The event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible. For more information, please cosult the news release on the Smith College website.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

 

Playwright, essayist, translator, librettist, children's book author, teacher, musician and leading Irish poet of his generation, Muldoon has won many distinguished awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. Born and raised in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, in a house without books, he has lived in the United States for more than 20 years. Muldoon is legendary for his sidelong wit, formal ingenuity and linguistic exuberance. He is poetry editor of The New Yorker and teaches at Princeton University.

Search the Five College Library Catalog by Author for <Muldoon, Paul>.

 

Website
Paul Muldoon's Website - biography, recordings, music, more...
Contemporary Writers - bibliography, critical perspective, more...
American Academy of Poets - includes audio clip

 

 

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