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Seeing Nature at the Phillips Collection

March 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm


Mark Doty and Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Seeing Nature at The Phillips Collection

Ohio State alumna Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be reading as part of the O.B. Hardison Poetry series at The Phillips Collection on Thursday, March 10 at 6:30pm. She will be reading with award-winning poet Mark Doty. Both poets will be reading their work in response to the exhibition Seeing Nature: Landscapes Masterworks. More about the poets and the exhibition is below. A $15 ticket to the reading includes access to the exhibition before the reading.

Mark Doty is the author of three memoirs, a book about craft and criticism, and nine books of poetry, including Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the 2008 National Book Award, and My Alexandria, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the T.S. Eliot Prize in the UK. Doty has received two NEA fellowships, Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, a Lila Wallace/Readers Digest Award, and the Witter Byner Prize.

Ohio State alumna Aimee Nezhukumatathil (’96, ’00) is the author of three books of poetry including Lucky Fish, winner of the Hoffer Grand Prize for Prose and Independent Books. She has been awarded an NEA Fellowship in poetry, the Glenna Luschia Prize from Prairie Schooner, and the Angoff Award from The Literary Review. In 2014, Nezhukumatathil became one of the country’s youngest poets to achieve the rank of full Professor of English. She teaches at The State University of New York-Fredonia.



March 10, 2016
6:30 pm
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The Phillips Collection
1600 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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