Craft Talk on the Sonnet with Marilyn Nelson

Wed, April 7, 2021 3:00 PM - Wed, April 7, 2021 4:00 PM at Online

Please join us as Marilyn Nelson offers a conversation on the sonnet, a form that she has masterfully harnessed to craft several lyric histories and novels-in-verse.

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Marilyn Nelson is the author or translator of seventeen poetry books and the memoir How I Discovered Poetry. She is also the author of The Fields Of Praise: New And Selected Poems, which won the 1998 Poets’ Prize, Carver: A Life In Poems, which won the 2001 Boston Globe/Hornbook Award and the Flora Stieglitz StrausAward, and Fortune’s Bones, which was a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and won the Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry. Nelson’s honors include two NEA creative writing fellowships, the 1990 Connecticut Arts Award, a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, a fellowship from the J.S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Frost Medal. She was the Poet Laureate of the State of Connecticut from 2001-2006.