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  • Date: September 14
  • Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm PT

An Evening with Tony Hoagland

The inimitable Hoagland will read from his new book Twenty Poems that Could Save the World (Graywolf Press). Washington State Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen will moderate a Q&A with Hoagland after the event.

The event will be $5 at the door; free for HH members. The bar will be open and books will be for sale by Open Books. Doors open at 6:30.

About Tony Hoagland

Tony Hoagland’s books include What Narcissism Means to Me and Donkey Gospel, as well as three other poetry collections. His work has received the Mark Twain Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Jackson Poetry Prize, and the O.B. Hardisson Prize for teaching. His second book of prose essays, Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays was just published in 2014. He teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and runs Five Powers of Poetry seminars for teachers.

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