Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Rita Dove Set To Speak At NIH
Catch the former U.S. Poet Laureate speak about her new book Wednesday afternoon via NIH videocast.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove is set to speak this afternoon at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.
The talk is part of NIH Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series. Dove is set to discuss her new book, Sonata Mulattica, a "poetic treatise on the life of 19th-century Afro-European violinist George Polgreen Bridgetower."
Dove was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995 and received the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. She also teaches at the University of Virginia.
The talk is set to begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday and will last about an hour. Watch the event via NIH videocast.