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Egyptian Poetry with Joan Canby

December 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

The poetic tradition in Egypt stretches back thousands of years, tracing the rise and fall of kingdoms, and the eternal rhythms of the life-sustaining river Nile. Join poet Joan Canby for a morning of reading and discussion centering the works of poets who have lived and written along its famous banks across the centuries.

Joan Canby has her degrees (BA, MA) in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on the Renaissance (French, Italian, English, Spanish and Latin literature). She has her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in Poetry. She has been widely published, to include: Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Poetry South, Forage, Place JournalCape Rock, Comstock Review, Broken PlateMain Street Rag, and Presence. Her chapbook Metaxe was published in 2010. Her chapbook Cascades was published spring 2022 by Assure Press.


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December 2, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST


The Writer’s Garret
215 S. Tyler St.
Dallas, TX 75208 United States
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