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Two poets to read from work, March 6

Mark Doty and Albert Goldbarth will read from their work in a program at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Doty is the author of six books of poetry and a memoir, "Heaven's Coast," which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction. His collection, "My Alexandria," won the National Book Critics Circle Award, Britain's T.S. Eliot Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. He also has written a second memoir, "Firebird," and a new prose book, "Still Life with Oysters and Lemon."

Goldbarth's "Saving Lives" is nominated this year for a National Book Critics Circle Award. He won the award in 1991 for "Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology." He also is the author of "Many Circles," "Troubled Lovers in History: A Sequence of Poems" and "A Sympathy of Souls: Essays," among others. His other honors include the Chad Walsh Memorial Award and the Ohio State University Press/ The Journal Award in Poetry.

The poets will be introduced by James Richardson, professor of English. The program is part of the Creative Writing Program's Althea Ward Clark Reading Series .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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