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About Ammons Poetry Celebration

Wake Forest is hosting an event celebrating the poetry of WFU alumnus A. R. Ammons on Friday, Sept. 14.

“About Ammons” will combine readings of favorite Ammons poems with a talk by Wake Forest alumnus Robert West (BA ’91), editor of the newly published and definitive Complete Poems of A. R. Ammons. We hope you can join us for this moment to bring together lovers of Archie Ammons and his complex, powerful, and multi-faceted voice.

Emceeing the program will be Emily Herring Wilson (MA ’62), poet, biographer, and member of the Wake Forest Writers Hall of Fame, whose friendship with Archie Ammons spanned decades.

There will be poetry readers of all ages including Wake Forest faculty and friends.

This program is free of charge and will include:

5:15 pm: Reception to honor Robert West

6:00 pm: Robert West discusses the editing of Ammons’s poetry

7:00 pm: Faculty, alumni/ae, friends reading favorite Ammons poems

The program will be held at Byrum Hall, the WFU Admissions/Welcome Center.

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 5:15pm to 8:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106


Free of charge

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