Poetry and Conversation, an event with Clarinda Harriss and Karen Garthe

Clarinda Harriss (top) and Karen Garthe (bottom)

Clarinda Harriss, Director of BrickHouse Books, and Karen Garthe will be reading from and discussing their work at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on March 5, 2013 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Clarinda Harriss has taught poetry, editing, and modern literature at Towson University, where she is a professor emerita and served as the Chair of English for ten years. Her poems and short fiction have been widely anthologized, and her most recent poetry collections are Air TravelMortmain, and Dirty Blue Voice.

Karen Garthe grew up in Baltimore, where she attended Towson High School. After she graduated in 1968, she embarked on a varied series of careers in New York City. In 2005 her first book, Frayed Escort, won the Colorado Prize, and The Banjo Clock was published in 2012 by the University of California Press.

You can find poems by Clarinda Harriss here and here, and poems by Karen Garthe here and here.


Central Library, Poe Room
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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