Poets Brigit Pegeen Kelly and Gabrielle Calvocoressi read from their work at the Wildflower Center auditorium. Both are visiting poets through the Michener Center and the Department of English.
Kelly's books are "To the Place of Trumpets," "Song" (winner of the 1994 Lamont Poetry Prize) and "The Orchard," a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Calvocoressi's collections are "The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart" and "Apocalyptic Swing." She has received a Stegner fellowship, a Jones Lectureship at Stanford and a Rona Jaffe Woman Writers' Award, among other honors.