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An Evening with Kentucky Poet Laureate Frederick Smock

Main Library, Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 p.m.

Kentucky’s new poet laureate Frederick Smock is a Louisville native and a professor of English at Bellarmine University. The former editor of the international literary journal The American Voice, Professor Smock has published ten books of poems and essays. Two new books are forthcoming: Book of Earthly Delights and On Poetry: Palm-of-the-Hand Essays. His work is filled with keen observations about the creation of art, the intersection of poetry and peace, and the striking scenes of everyday life.

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The Craig Buthod Author Series - named in honor of former library director Craig Buthod - is an endowed library program that brings award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors to Louisville. Previously called Authors at the Library, the series was endowed in 2015 by donors to the Library Foundation.  To make a gift to the Craig Buthod Author Series endowment, click here.

Last Updated: 6/9/17