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Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith with Dana Levin

July 27, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith in conversation with Dana Levin on Facebook Live on July 27 at 5:30 p.m. (central).

From the organizers:

Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center welcome award-winning poet and bestselling author of Keep Moving and Good Bones, Maggie Smith, who will discuss and read from her new collection Goldenrod, on our Facebook Live Page at 5:30pm CT on July 27. Smith will be in conversation with award winning St. Louis poet Dana Levin. Join us on our Facebook Live Page and order a SIGNED copy of Goldenrod from Left Bank Books to support authors and independent bookstores.

About our Speakers

Maggie Smith is the award-winning author of Good BonesThe Well Speaks of Its Own PoisonLamp of the Body, and the national bestseller Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change. A 2011 recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Smith has also received several Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council, two Academy of American Poets Prizes, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Sustainable Arts Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has been widely published, appearing in The New York TimesThe New YorkerThe Paris ReviewThe Best American Poetry, and more. You can follow her on social media @MaggieSmithPoet.

Dana Levin’s fourth book is Banana Palace (Copper Canyon Press, 2016), a finalist for the Rilke Prize. Previous books include In the Surgical Theatre, Wedding Day, and Sky Burial, which The New Yorker called “utterly her own and utterly riveting.” Her fellowships and awards include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, PEN, the Witter Bynner Foundation and the Library of Congress, as well as from the Lannan, Rona Jaffe, Whiting and Guggenheim Foundations. Levin currently serves as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Maryville University in St. Louis, where she lives. www.danalevinpoet.com

All you need to do to participate is log in to your personal Facebook account, go to Left Bank Books’ Facebook Live Page, and wait for the livestream to begin on the page (you may need to refresh the page periodically until the stream begins). You may also watch the simulcast on Left Bank’s YouTube channel.

For more information: https://www.left-bank.com/event/maggie-smith-goldenrod


July 27, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
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