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Former Poet Laureate Signing at Loft

poet Billy CollinsMARK YOUR CALENDAR

Called “America’s Favorite Poet” byThe Wall Street Journaland “The most popular poet in America” byThe New York Times,Billy Collinswill be in Portsmouth for apublic pre-event book signing on October 21. (Click title to read more) 

 

Prior to the sold-out eventWriters in the Loft: Billy Collinsat The Music Hall Loft. Collins will be signing his new bookAIMLESS LOVE: New and Selected Poems, his first volume of new and selected poetry in twelve years.

Collins’unmistakable voice, which brings together plain speech with imaginative surprise, sings on every page of this new work. His poetry captures the nuances of everyday life while leading the reader into worlds of inspired wonder. From birds, desk lamps, lanyards and Rome to being older than Cheerios, Collins wonderfully navigates the themes of love, loss, joy, and poetry itself in this engaging collection. In the poet’s own words, he hopes that his poems “begin in Kansas and end in Oz.”

When/Where:                October 21, 2014

                                    The Music Hall Loft/Writers in The LoftSeries

                                    131 Congress Street

                                    Portsmouth, NH 03801

                                    5pm-6pmPre-Event Book Signing

Who:  The Music Hall is a performing arts center featuring curated entertainment from around the world in two theaters in its downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire campus - one, a landmark1878 Victorian theater, designated anAmerican Treasure for the Artsby the National Park Service’s Save America's Treasures Program, the other the intimateMusic Hall Loftaround the corner, recently named "best performing arts venue" by Yankee Magazine and the recipient of the NH AIA award for design excellence.

Tickets/Price:    $16 ticket gains you entry to the Loft to meet Billy Collins and get a your paperback copy of AIMLESS LOVE personalized. Tickets can be purchased online atwww.themusichall.org      

 

    

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