The Amy Clampitt Memorial Reading with Andrew Motion

When:
September 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Where:
The Stable at The Mount
2 Plunkett St
Lenox, MA 01240
USA
Cost:
$12 general; $10 Mount members
Contact:
413-551-5100

Andrew Motion, former poet-laureate of the United Kingdom, reads a selection of his work. The Independent describes the stalwart poet as the “charming and tireless defender of the art form.” This event is sponsored by the Amy Clampitt Fund, a fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

 

Andrew Motion was the UK Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009, and is the co-founder of the Poetry Archive. His most recent book is Coming in to Land: Selected Poems (Ecco, 2017). He teaches in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and lives in Baltimore. He was knighted for his services to poetry in 2009.

The Mount is a Massachusetts Cultural Council UP designated organization welcoming participants of all disabilities. Please contact Nicole Williams at 413-551-5100 or by email, nwilliams@edithwharton.org, to discuss accommodations needed to participate fully in this event. Caregivers are admitted free-of-charge.