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Nov 17 2022


7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mill Valley Public Library


Mill Valley Public Library
Mill Valley Public Library, 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Zeina Hashem Beck and Lynne Thompson

Mill Valley Public Library | Creekside Room


Zeina Hashem Beck is a Lebanese poet. Her third full-length poetry collection, O, was published by Penguin Books in July 2022. Her collection Louder than Hearts won the 2016 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Prize. She’s also the author of 3arabi Song, winner of the 2016 Rattle Chapbook prize, There Was and How Much There Was, a 2016 Laureate’s Choice selected by Carol Ann Duffy, and To Live in Autumn, winner of the 2013 Backwaters Prize. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The New York Times, Poetry, Academy of American Poets, and elsewhere.

Lynne Thompson is Los Angeles’ 2021-22 Poet Laureate and a 2022 Poet Laureate Fellow of 
the Academy of American Poets. Thompson is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Fretwork, winner of the 2019 Marsh Hawk Poetry Prize. Thompson sits on the Boards of Cave Canem and the Los Angeles Review of Books and her recent work can be found or is forthcoming in Best American Poetry, The Common, and Copper Nickel, among others.


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