Write America: Carl Phillips, Gail Mazur and Adam Gopnik

Join us for the ninetieth episode of Write America on Monday January 24h featuring Carl Phillips, Gail Mazur and Adam Gopnik as they read and discuss their works- intimating how the deep divisions in the country may be healed by the quiet power of art.

This event is free to attend- please use zoom link below.

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About the authors:

Carl Phillips is the author of sixteen books of poetry, most recently Then the War: And Selected Poems, 2007- 2020 which will publish in paperback next month. His most recent prose book is The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination. His most recent publication is, My Trade Is Mystery: Seven Meditations from a Life in Writing which is an essay book about the writing life released Nov. 2022. Honors include the Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry, the Kingsley Tufts Award, a Lambda Literary Award, the PEN/USA Award for Poetry, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Library of Congress, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Academy of American Poets. Phillips lives in St. Louis, where he teaches at Washington University.

Gail Mazur is the founding director of the Blacksmith House Poetry series and the author of six previous books of poems, including They Can't Take That Away from Me, a finalist for the National Book Award. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bunting Insitute of Radcliffe College as well as the St. Botolph Club Foundation Distinguished Artist Award.

ADAM GOPNIK has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986. He is a three-time winner of the National Magazine Award for Essays and for Criticism and of the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. In March 2013, Gopnik was awarded the medal of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Republic. His newest book, The Real Work: On the Mystery of Mastery, hits bookstores this March. He lives in New York City with his wife and their two children.

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Event date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
178 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801
My Trade Is Mystery: Seven Meditations from a Life in Writing By Carl Phillips Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300257878
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Published: Yale University Press - November 1st, 2022

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Then the War: And Selected Poems, 2007-2020 By Carl Phillips Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374607678
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 14th, 2023

Land's End: New and Selected Poems (Phoenix Poets) By Gail Mazur Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226720739
Published: University of Chicago Press - September 11th, 2020

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The Real Work: On the Mystery of Mastery By Adam Gopnik Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324090755
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Published: Liveright - March 14th, 2023