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Literary Cocktail Hour with Jay Parini

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The Brattleboro Literary Festival hosted a conversation with poet, novelist, and biographer Jay Parini, on Friday, February 12, at 5:00 pm for a discussion of his book Borges and Me: An Encounter.

Parini teaches at Middlebury College. His six books of poetry include New and Collected Poems, 1975-2015. He has written eight novels, including The Damascus Road; Benjamin's Crossing; The Apprentice Lover; The Passages of H.M.; and The Last Station; the last made into an Academy Award-nominated film starring Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer.

Parini was in conversation with Emerson College professor Rosario Swanson, who specializes in 20th-century Latin American Literature, women writers, Afro-Latin American writers, and the literature of Equatorial Guinea. Her work has appeared in Ottawa Hispanic Studies, Hispanic Journal, Hispania, MARGES, and others.

Production Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 05:00

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