Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration

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The Montgomery County Literary Arts Council (MCLAC) has been for several years been celebrating Emily Dickinson’s birthday each December.

DECEMBER 4TH ANNUAL EMILY DICKINSON BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

PANEL OF SCHOLARS & POETS 4:00 PM LSC-MONTGOMERY The 2008 Panel Emily Dickinson Birthdaytopic will be Emily Dickinson as The 1st American Metaphysical Poet. The discussion will be lead by Dr. Paul Christensen, Texas A&M University Professor and Poet. He will be joined with Dr. Timothy Morris, noted Emily Dickinson scholar and Professor from The University of Texas at Arlington and Susan Bright, distinguished publisher, poet and editor.
A GATHERING OF POETS 7:00 PM THE CORNER PUB

Twenty published poets and the panelist will read their favorite Emily Dickinson poem and one of their own poems followed by an open reading of members of the audience’s favorite of Emily’s work. The books of the invited poets will be available for purchase and signing. Cutting of Emily’s birthday cake will be the finale.

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2 Responses to “Emily Dickinson Birthday Celebration”

  1. […] Enigma, mystery, paradox are just a few of the frequently used words in describing Emily Dickinson.  In the 122 years since her death, scholars, students and fans continue to analyze both the person and her poetry.  To help in this endeavor, the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council continues its annual panel discussion and birthday party.  This year’s dual event will be December 4th.  Click here to learn more. […]

  2. […] The Belle of Amherst The Montgomery County Literary Arts Council (MCLAC) held its annual Emily Dickinson Birthday Party at the Corner Pub this past Thursday (December 4, 2008).  You can learn more about the event and see photos at https://mclac.wordpress.com […]

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