Friday, April 26, 2013

Wanda Coleman to Be Honored at California State University, Los Angeles, May 9

We hope you will join us when Wanda Coleman is honored as the 2013 Jean Burden Poet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, in the Golden Eagle Ballroom at California State University, Los Angeles.


Ms. Coleman will be accompanied during her poetry reading by David Crittendon on piano and Tracy Wannomae on saxophone and flute.


The Jean Burden Series began in 1986. Since its inception, this endowed annual event has featured such figures as Adrienne Rich, Rita Dove, Lucille Clifton and British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion.


This poetry reading is free of charge, open to the public, and will be followed by a book signing. Doors open at 5:45 for a buffet reception.


The press release for Wanda Coleman's Jean Burden Reading is here:


Further information is here:

The PDF flyer for this event is attached.


We hope to see you on May 9. Please contact us with any questions. You are welcome to share this notice with others who would enjoy sharing this special occasion to honor Wanda Coleman.


Center for Contemporary Poetry and Poetics

California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032

Lauri Ramey, Director


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