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Dear Friend, Let’s Meet: A Roaming Poetry Reading

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 |  $15 – $20


April 13
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$15 – $20
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Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Join poet and Artist-in-Residence, Carolyn Oliver, for a celebratory outdoor reading of poems composed during her residency.  

We will begin in Bigelow Chapel with an introduction and brief Q&A between Carolyn and Public Events Producer, Julie-Anne Whitney. Then we’ll make our way outdoors together for a multi-stop reading tour during which Carolyn will read several poems in the locations that inspired them. 

Check-in will be at Bigelow Chapel. After the Roaming Reading, we’ll return to Bigelow Chapel for an audience Q&A with the poet. 


CAROLYN OLIVER is the author of The Alcestis Machine (Acre Books, forthcoming 2024) and Inside the Storm I Want to Touch the Tremble (University of Utah Press, 2022; selected by Matthew Olzmann for the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry), as well as three chapbooks. Her poems appear in The Massachusetts Review, Copper Nickel, Poetry DailyShenandoah, Beloit Poetry Journal, 32 Poems, Southern Indiana Review, At Length, Plume, and elsewhere. Her honors include the Goldstein Prize from Michigan Quarterly Review, the E. E. Cummings Prize from the NEPC, the Frank O’Hara Prize from The Worcester Review, and nominations for the Pushcart Prize in both poetry and fiction. Born in Buffalo and raised in Ohio, Carolyn now lives with her family in Worcester, Massachusetts. (@CarolynROliver on Instagram; www.carolynoliver.net) 


Saturday, April 13 at 2:00-4:00 PM