memorial for a brilliant woman

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Poet Betty Adcock at the Virginia Museum at 6pm

Pauley Center Parlor, 6 pm
Tickets: $8 (VMFA members $5) Ticket Desk: 804.340.1405 or online.

Wed, Sept 16
Betty Adcock, the author of six collections of poetry, has been called “the steward of supreme innocence.” She has said that in writing poetry she hopes “to tell the truth and find that it is music.” Adcock has been recognized with two Pushcart Prizes, as well as the Poets’ Prize, the North Carolina Medal for Literature, the Texas Institute of Letters Prize for Poetry, the Hanes Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. Her most recent book is Slantwise.

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