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Reading by Poet Elaine Terranova

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Poet Elaine Terranova is author of six full-length poetry collections, most recently, Dollhouse, which won the 2013 Off the Grid Press Award, and two chapbooks. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, Boulevard, Women’s Review of Books, Pleiades, and other magazines and in several anthologies, among them, A Gift of Tongues, Blood to Remember: American Poets write about the Holocaust, and Articulations: The Body and Illness in Poetry. Her translation of Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press (1998). She won the Walt Whitman Award for her first book, The Cult of the Right Hand. Other awards include a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, a National Endowment in the Arts Fellowship in Literature, a Pushcart Prize, and two Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grants. She was a recipient of the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award for a Poem on the Jewish Experience and has been Banister Writer in Residence at Sweet Briar College.

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