A Poetry Reading with Jay Rogoff and Dan Curley

Join us from home for literary conversation!
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Live on Zoom - link available upon Eventbrite registration


Poets and Skidmore Professors Dan Curley and Jay Rogoff will share new and recent poems from their latest collections.


Drawing on forty years of published work, Jay Rogoff's Loving in Truth: New and Selected Poems marks a milestone in the career of this confident, wise, and rigorous poet. The volume presents over one hundred poems from earlier collections alongside forty--seven poems previously unavailable in book form. Throughout his body of work, Rogoff skillfully interweaves craft and feeling as he contemplates immigrant ancestors, foreign adventures, baseball, ballet, and the uncanny entwinings of art and life.

Conditional Future Perfect, Dan Curley’s first book of poetry, is richly comic and subtly serious. The forty-eight poems in this volume invite us to share the daily wonders and blunders of family life, the ephemeral feelings and lasting lessons of travel (in Italy, mostly Rome), and a range of elegies and other life stories that take us outside of ourselves. In poem after poem, Curley is thoughtful, conversational, and witty. This is accessible poetry of the everyday that nevertheless lifts us to the heights of comprehension, revealing our inevitable follies and essential dignity.

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Loving in Truth: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807172049
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Published: LSU Press - April 1st, 2020

Conditional Future Perfect: Poems Cover Image
By John Cassels (Foreword by), S. L. Johnson (Illustrator), Dan Curley
ISBN: 9781950066001
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Published: Wolfson Press - September 4th, 2019

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