State Poets Laureate pavilion

September 15, 2011

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25

1 P.M. DOLORES KENDRICK

Dolores Kendrick is poet laureate of the District of Columbia. She is the author of “The Women of Plums: Poems in the Voices of Slave Women,” as well as “Why the Woman Is Singing on the Corner: A Verse Narrative.” Signing at 2:30 p.m.

1:55 P.M. KELLY CHERRY

Kelly Cherry is poet laureate of Virginia. She has published 20 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction, eight chapbooks, and translations of two classical plays. Her most recent titles are “The Retreats of Thought: Poems” and “Girl in a Library: On Women Writers & the Writing Life.” Signing at 3 p.m.

2:50 P.M. STANLEY PLUMLY

Stanley Plumly is poet laureate of Maryland. His most recent poetry collection, “Old Heart,” was a National Book Award finalist. He founded the master of fine arts program in creative writing at the University of Maryland at College Park. Signing at 4 p.m.

3:45 P.M. WESLEY MCNAIR

Wesley McNair is poet laureate of Maine and has written or edited 18 books. His most recent volume of verse is “Lovers of the Lost: New & Selected Poems.” Signing at 4:30 p.m.

4:40 P.M. CAROL MUSKE-DUKES

Carol Muske-Dukes is poet laureate of California. She is the author of many books of poetry, including “Sparrow,” which was a National Book Award finalist. Her newest works are “Twin Cities” and “Crossing State Lines” (co-edited with Bob Holman). Signing at 1 p.m.

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