Poetry as Documentary: A Literary Salon with Erika Meitner
Poetry as Documentary: A Literary Salon with Erika Meitner Friday, October 24, at 7:00 pm
This October, poet
Kevin McFadden will interview poet Erika Meitner
about the idea of poetry as documentary: what happens when you take on an assignment to report on an entire city—in verse? In 2010, Meitner went to Detroit on assignment forVQR to find out the answer. In the process, she discovered new poetic tactics for documenting her own personal struggles in an unflinching way.
UVA Basketball Fans!Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship
, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history. Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny:
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