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Turquoise Door - Lauren Camp - <span class="date-display-single">04/02/2020 - 7:00pm</span>

Turquoise Door

04/02/2020 - 7:00pm

Central Library - Community Room 302

Turquoise Door revels in the beginning of the modern art movement in northern New Mexico. To escape wildfires and extreme drought, Camp traces back and north from her home to a safer place, following the life of catalyst Mabel Dodge Luhan and the creative individuals she invited to Taos in the 1920s. The collection pushes into the necessary spaces of self-expression, refuge, and belonging. Poems from this book appeared in Crazyhorse, Zócalo Public Square, South Dakota Review, The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Third Coast, and elsewhere.

About Presenter Lauren Camp

 

Lauren Camp is the author of four books of poems, including One Hundred Hungers, which won the Dorset Prize. Her newest book, Took House, will be published by Tupelo Press in spring 2020. Her poems have appeared in The Los Angeles ReviewPleiades, Poet Lore, World Literature Today and other journals, and her work has been translated into Mandarin, Turkish, Spanish and Arabic. She has received fellowships from Black Earth Institute and The Taft-Nicholson Center, and finalist citations for the Arab American Book Award, the Housatonic Book Award and the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award.

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