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A Deeper, Older O: The Oral (Sex) Tradition (in Poetry)

Date: Thu. February 20th, 2014, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

A Baker-Nord Cosponsored Event

A part of the Baker Nord Poetics Working-Group’s Spring 2014 programming, poet Jennifer Moxley will lead a discussion of her essay “A Deeper, Older O: The Oral (Sex) Tradition (in Poetry).”


About the speaker

Jennifer Moxley

Jennifer Moxley (b. 1964) studied literature and writing at UC San Diego and the University of Rhode Island and received her M.F.A. from Brown University in 1994. She is the author of five books of poetry, most recently Clampdown (Flood 2009), a book of essays, and a memoir. In addition, she has translated three books from the French. In 2005 she was granted the Lynda Hull Poetry Award from Denver Quarterly. Her poem “Behind the Orbits” was included by Robert Creeley in The Best American Poetry 2002. She is Professor of Poetry and Poetics at the University of Maine.





Additional Resources

Click HERE for Moxley’s faculty page.

Click HERE fort Moxley’s homepage and works.

Click HERE for Poetry Foundation information.


Cosponsored with:

Department of English, Helen Buchman Sharnoff Endowed Fund for Poetry, Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities

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