The fifth annual Seat in the Shade Summer Poetry Series presents a week of readings in conjunction with “The Big Read: A Focus on Robinson Jeffers” a program supported by the National Endowment of the Arts. Hosted by UGA College of Education professor Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, the series launches with Keetje Kuipers on June 13, and continues with Ann Fisher-Wirth on June 14, Lemuel “Life the Griot” LaRoche on June 15, and Coleman Barks on June 16. Seat in the Shade concludes the following day with “Poetry by and for Educators: Readings from the Collective,” which features readings by UGA instructors and students.
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