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Maine Poet Jennifer Moxley to Read at UMM on February 7

Added on: January 20, 2012
Maine Poet Jennifer Moxley
Maine Poet Jennifer Moxley
(Credit: John Sarsgard)

MACHIAS, Maine – Poet Jennifer Moxley will be reading new work at the University of Maine at Machias on Tuesday, February 7. The program will take place in the Powers Hall Art Gallery at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Moxley is the author of five books of poetry: Clampdown (Flood 2009), The Line (Post-Apollo 2007), Often Capital (Flood 2005), The Sense Record (Edge 2002; Salt 2003) and Imagination Verses (Tender Buttons 1996; Salt 2003). Her memoir, The Middle Room, was published by Subpress in 2007. Her translation of the French poet Anne Portugal’s Absolute bob appeared in fall of 2010 from Burning Deck. In addition, she has translated two books by the French poet Jacqueline Risset, The Translation Begins (Burning Deck 1996) and Sleep’s Powers (Ugly Duckling 2008).

Moxley is an associate professor of English at the University of Maine.

The talk is part of the ongoing Maine Writers Series at UMM, which features poetry, fiction, and nonfiction readings by Maine writers. For more information on the event, contact Robert Froese at 483-2858.


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