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  • A Birthday Tribute for James Merrill featuring Peter Hooten & Rick Hilles
    A Birthday Tribute for James Merrill featuring Peter Hooten & Rick Hilles
    Sun, Mar 03
    Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 03, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    On what would have been his 98th birthday, join us as we celebrate the life and work of James Merrill with readings and reminiscences alongside special guests Peter Hooten (Merrill's partner during the final years of the poet's life) and poet Rick Hilles.
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  • March PoetryMic with Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum
    March PoetryMic with Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum
    Sun, Mar 10
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month’s poets are Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum.
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  • "Then the War" Poetry Book Club
    "Then the War" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Mar 13
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. March’s selection is "Then the War," a new collection of poems from Carl Phillips, one of America’s most essential, celebrated, and enduring poets.
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  • "The Lights" Poetry Book Club
    "The Lights" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Apr 10
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Our selection for April is "The Lights" by Ben Lerner. A constellation of verse and prose, voice mails and vignettes, songs and felt silences, that brings the personal and the collective into startling relation.
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