de Young Poetry Series

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The de Young Poetry Series presents a reading by Harryette Mullen and Elizabeth Robinson. 

Harryette Mullen's books include Blues Baby, Sleeping with the Dictionary, Recyclopedia, and the groundbreaking Muse and Drudge. She is known for combining the formal devices of the French group Oulipo with themes of African-American culture, and she teaches American poetry, African American literature, and creative writing at UCLA.
Elizabeth Robinson is the author most recently of Also Known As (Apogee) and The Orphan & Its Relations (Fence, 2008).  Three Novels (a poetry collection) is forthcoming from Omnidawn in 2011.  Widely anthologized, she has been the winner of the Fence Modern Poets Prize, the National Poetry Series, and two Gertrude Stein Awards for Innovative Poetry.  

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