Hudson poet Rebecca Wolff will read from her most recent collection, One Morning (Wave Books, 2015), and from new work. Wolff’s reading, followed by discussion, is part of Roeliff Jansen Community Library’s Poetry Month Celebration, on Saturday, April 6, 4:00 – 5:30pm.
Wolff describes the work she will read as “lyric, personal, political, often ekphrastic poems written in the unconsciousness leading up to our 2016 election and in the wake of awakeness after.”
Rebecca Wolff is the author of four poetry collections, one novel, and many works of prose. Her first book, Manderley, was selected for the National Poetry Series by Robert Pinsky. Her second, Figment, was selected for the Barnard Women Poets Prize by Claudia Rankine and Eavan Boland. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Wolff founded the literary journal Fence and Fence Books and launched The Constant Critic website. She lives in Hudson, New York, and is currently a fellow at the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany.
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