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The Hot L Poets Series, Ft. Ernest Hilbert and Mary Jo Salter

THE HOT L POETS SERIES continues at Bird in Hand! This month's featured readers are Ernest Hilbert and Mary Jo Salter. Remember to bring a poem (3 min. or less) to share during the open mic!

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Ernest Hilbert is the author of Sixty SonnetsAll of You on the Good EarthCaligulan—selected as winner of the 2017 Poets’ Prize—and Last One Out. His fifth book, Storm Swimmer, was selected by Rowan Ricardo Phillips as the winner of the 2022 Vassar Miller Prize and appeared earlier this year. He lives in Philadelphia where he works as a rare book dealer.  

Mary Jo Salter is the author of nine books of poems published by Knopf, including Zoom Rooms (2022), The Surveyors (2017), and A Phone Call to the Future: Selected Poems (2008).Her book Nothing by Design was recipient of the 2015 Poets' Prize. She is a co-editor of three editions of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and is editor of the Selected Poems of Amy Clampitt. Salter is Professor Emerita in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.






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Sunday, April 16, 2023 - 4:00pm


Bird in Hand Coffee & Books, 11 E. 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218

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