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WHAT:             Fall Poetry Reading: Sam Hamill and Sarah Browning


WHEN:             12 p.m., Oct. 20, 2005


WHERE:           The Catholic University of America

                        Pryzbyla Center Great Room A

                        620 Michigan Ave., NE

                        Washington, DC


DETAILS:         Sam Hamill is the author of more than 40 volumes of poetry, poetry-in-translation and essays. Shambhala recently published his book, “Almost Paradise,” of new poems and translations. In 2003, he founded Poets Against the War. He will be joined by Sarah Browning, an award-winning local poet and coordinator of D.C. Poets Against the War. Browning, who serves as associate director of The Fund for Women Artists, also was the founding director of Amherst Writers & Artists Institute, an organization providing creative writing workshops for low-income women and children.


A reception and book signing will follow the readings.  The event is free and open to the public. For information about the poetry reading call 202-319-5488.


SPONSERS:     Peace Studies Program

                        Department of English


MEDIA:             To cover the event, contact Katie Lee in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-








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