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Talking in the Library: Michael Klein

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The Mary Tefft White Cultural Center Lecture Series presents The Voice of Poetry in Poems and Prose: A Reading and Conversation with poet and nonfiction writer, Michael Klein, Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 4:30 pm in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, Roger Williams University Library.

Klein is the author of four books of poetry, including his most recent, When I was a Twin, which was published in September 2015. His third book, The Talking Day, was finalist for both the Thom Gunn Award and the Lambda Literary Award. His first book, 1990 tied with James Schuyler to win a Lambda Literary Award in 1993. He is also the author of a memoir, Track Conditions, a Lambda finalist and The End of Being Known, a book of linked essays about sex and friendship.

He has been teaching at Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill since 2013 and has also taught writing at Sarah Lawrence College, Binghamton University, and Manhattanville. He also teaches at Hunter College in New York, where he lives. 

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