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Maureen Seaton at Books & Books, Coral Gables

March 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Maureen Seaton, author of Sweet World

Join Maureen Seaton, the author of CavanKerry’s latest book, Sweet World, for a reading alongside Carolina Hospital at Books & Books, Coral Gables!


Maureen Seaton has authored twenty-one poetry collections, both solo and collaborative, most recently, Sweet World (CavanKerry Press, 2019) and Fisher(Black Lawrence Press, 2018). Her awards include the Iowa Prize and Lambda Literary Award, the Audre Lorde Award, an NEA fellowship, and two Pushcart Prizes. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry as well as numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her memoir, Sex Talks to Girls (University of Wisconsin Press), also garnered a “Lammy” and was recently reprinted in paperback (2018). With poet Neil de la Flor, she edited the anthology Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos (Anhinga Press, 2018). Seaton is Professor of English/Creative Writing at the University of Miami.

Carolina Hospital’s new book of poems is a bellwether collection of a woman’s encounters with cultural fragmentation and assimilation, violence and recovery, isolation and acceptance, brutality and love. ”Hospital’s latest collection is a thrilling, important contribution to poetry, as well as Cuban-American literature, and the feminist conversation. Where suffering has occurred, Hospital remembers and honors; one could even say her book is a testament to not forgetting our own painful stories, with poetry acting as a bridge between trauma and healing.” (Laura Tivey review in Connotation Press, March 2019).

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March 24, 2019
4:00 pm
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Books and Books, Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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