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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

In the D.C. area? Tomorrow at MainState...

“State of the Arts” Series

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

12:30 – 1:00 P.M.

Dean Acheson Auditorium

Join award-winning poet and writer Jehanne Dubrow for a reading of poems from her third book, Stateside.  This riveting collection, which has been featured on NPR and PBS, is an exploration of Dubrow’s experiences as a military spouse before, during, and after her husband’s deployment.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Contact FLOaskUT@state.gov if you have questions about the event.

Jehanne Dubrow is the author of three poetry collections, most recently Stateside(Northwestern University Press 2010), which describes her experiences as a "milspouse" (military spouse).   Her first book, The Hardship Post (2009), won the Three Candles Press Open Book Award, and her second collection From the Fever-World, won the Washington Writers' Publishing House Poetry Competition (2009).  Finishing Line Press published her chapbook, The Promised Bride, in 2007.

Her poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in journals such asThe New RepublicPoetryPloughsharesThe Hudson ReviewThe New England ReviewBarrow StreetGulf CoastBlackbirdShenandoahPrairie Schooner, as well as on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.  Her work has been featured on NPR's "Fresh Air," on the PBS News Hours "Art Beat" blog, in “Stars and Stripes”, and on the Academy of American Poets website.

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