Poets for Preservation

Poets for Preservation with Darren Jackson & Arthur Smith

Saturday, May 24, 2014 | 3:00 AM
Historic Westwood | 3425 Kingston Pike
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Date & Time Saturday May 24th 2014 3:00 am – 2:43 pm
Historic Westwood
3425 Kingston Pike

Darren Jackson is a doctoral student in poetry at UT Knoxville. His poetry has appeared in the journals Smartish Pace, Iron Horse, and Terrain, among others. His essay on translating Michaux’s La vie dans les plis was published by Public Republic. He served as editor of Grist: The Journal for Writers.

Arthur Smith’s fourth book of poems, The Fortunate Era, was published in 2013 by Carnegie Mellon UP. Recent work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Hunger Mountain, Bat City Review, Southern Poetry Review, TriQuarterly Review, and Poems and Plays. He is professor of English at the University of Tennessee.

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Poets’ love of beauty and the neighborhood are translated into poetry that enchants!

Come join the celebration of Historic Westwood’s opening with the Spring Readings series. Native Knoxville poets, most residing in the area for 30 years, will perform engaging works about history, home, and new beginnings in celebration of the opening of Historic Westwood at 3425 Kingston Pike. Poets will read in pairs on Saturdays at 3 p.m. in April and May as listed below. Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome to look around the newly restored mansion after the readings.

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