Archive for May, 2009

Walt Whitman’s Birthday Party — This Saturday, May 9th

Posted in Poetry, Writers with tags , on May 6, 2009 by mclac


Don’t miss this one.

Our annual season closer is bigger and better than ever!

Dr. Ed Folsom, Director, Walt Whitman Archives, University of Iowa
Dr. Jerome Loving, author of Walt Whitman:The Song of Himself
Dr. Michael Robertson, College of New Jersey, author of Worshipping Walt; The Whitman Disciples
Dr. Jimmie Killingsworth, author of Whitman’s Poetry of the Body; & The Growth of Leaves of Grass
Dr. Paul Christensen, poet, scholar, professor of English at Texas A&M University

Performing some of Whitman’s favorite opera arias, Marion Russell Dickson, St. Thomas University
And concluding with our annual gathering of poets and Whitman fans at the Conroe Symphony Center for readings, libations and birthday cake.

Always free and open to the public.
Please see details attached and forward to Whitman fans.