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Pankake Poetry Reading featuring Ed Bok Lee

Date: 04/17/2013

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Room 120 Elmer L. Andersen Library

Cost: Free

Description:

Poetry reading begins at 4:00 p.m. Reception and author signing will follow with books available for sale courtesy of the University of Minnesota Bookstores.

Ed Bok Lee is an award-winning author. He won the 2006 PEN/Open Book Award, and the 2006 Asian American Literary Award (Members' Choice) for "Real Karaoke People." In 2012, he won a Minnesota Book Award in Poetry and an American Book Award for "Whorled."

The Pankake Poetry Series was founded in honor of librarian Marcia Pankake, whose love of poetry was demonstrated in the countless readings and poetry events she hosted at the University Libraries until her retirement in 2007.

Photo by Dani Werner.

 

Contact:

  • Name: Mark Engebretson
  • E-mail: enge@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-9148
  • Sponsored by: University Libraries, Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries

Parking:

http://www1.umn.edu/twincities/maps/AnderLib/

 

Reservation Information:

Reservations by Wednesday, April 10 at z.umn.edu/pankake.

 

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Lanaya Stangret at 612-624-9339, stangret@umn.edu.

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