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A Novel Idea: Second Sunday--The Work of Alaska Poet John Haines

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 4/14/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:15 PM
Description:
 Born in Virginia in 1924, poet John Haines homesteaded in Alaska for over 20 years. He authored several collections of poetry and received numerous awards and honors, including two Guggenheim Fellowships, a National Endowments for the Arts Fellowship and an appointment as Alaskaís Poet Laureate. He died in Fairbanks in 2011, but his legacy still reverberates throughout Alaska. In this Second Sunday presentation, OSU-Cascades associate professor Neil Browne explores Hainesís life and work. An open mic follows.



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Library: Downtown Bend Public Library    Find the Bend Public Library
Location: Brooks Room
Contact: Tina Walker Davis
Contact Number: 541-312-1034
Presenter: Neil Browne