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  • Amos J Wright
    Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 10:11 AM To: Capitol Book Subject: Distinguished Poet Natasha Tretheway At Huntingdon The Capitol Book Newsletter Wednesday,
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      Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 10:11 AM
      To: Capitol Book
      Subject: Distinguished Poet Natasha Tretheway At Huntingdon

      The Capitol Book Newsletter
      Wednesday, November 1, 2006
       
      Attention Poetry Buffs!!
       
      Poet Natasha Tretheway At Huntingdon Tomorrow Night
       
      The Huntingdon College Ellison Writers Festival and Lecture Series will
      host poet Natasha Tretheway for a public lecture and reading TOMORROW
      NIGHT, THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2 AT 7 PM IN FLOWERS HALL.

      Natasha Tretheway is the author of three collections of poems, including
      the newly released Native Guard ($22 hardcover). Her first collection,
      Domestic Work ($14 paperback), won the inaugural 1999 Cave Canem poetry
      prize (selected by Rita Dove), a 2001 Mississippi Institute of Arts and
      Letters Book Prize, and the 2001 Lillian Smith Award for Poetry. Her
      second collection, Bellocq's Ophelia ($14 paperback), received the 2003
      Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Book Prize, was a finalist for
      both the Academy of American Poets' James Laughlin and Lenore Marshall
      prizes, and was named a 2003 Notable Book by the American Library
      Association. The recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, her work has appeared
      in The Best American Poetry 2003 and 2000, and in journals such as Agni,
      American Poetry Review, Callaloo, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, New
      England Review, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, and Virginia
      Quarterly Review, among others. She is the recipient of fellowships from
      the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Bunting
      Fellowship Program of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at
      Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She has
      taught at Auburn University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel
      Hill, and Duke University, where she was the 2005-2006 Lehman Brady
      Joint Chair Professor of Documentary and American Studies. Currently,
      she is associate professor of English and creative writing at Emory
      University. She is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi.

      The Ellison Writers Festival and Lecture Series is named in memory of
      Dr. Rhoda Coleman Ellison, professor emerita of English who served at
      Huntingdon from 1930 to 1971. 
       
      We'll be there with all 3 books.
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      Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch
      Capitol Book & News Company
      1140 E. Fairview Avenue
      Montgomery, AL 36106
      Voice 334.265.1473
      www.capitolbook.com
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