PSNH Presents: Gail DiMaggio and Portrait Poems

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May 31, 2022
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Date(s) - May 31, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Tuesday, May 31, at 7:00 PM EST. Join Gail DiMaggio for an exploration of “Portrait Poems,” pieces focused on the vivid characterization of a particular individual. In some of the poems she has gathered for discussion, the poet brings us someone important to them, beloved, maybe, or at least admirable. Sometimes, we’re introduced to a darker personality, more criticized and resented. Gail hopes to discuss the ways a poet can manage—on the tiny, tiny stage of a poem—the novelist’s trick of bringing a character to life.

Highlighting the 2021 Passager Poet Gail DiMaggio with two of her contest-winning “mettas.”
https://www.passagerbooks.com/2021-passager-poet/

Contact events@psnh.org for participation details.

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