Poet Rita Dove’s Reading

I had the good fortune recently to hear past U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove read a selection of her work. The Rialto, a restored theater in Loveland, Colorado, provided the perfect venue for Rita’s powerfully read works. Hearing her moving readings from her past and most recent poems was a treat!

Her newly released collection, Sonata Mulattica, was exquisitely traveled. Published by W.W. Norton, I definitely consider it a must read.

The audience was highly interactive and involved in the reading and Loveland is a city that loves poets and poetry, making it an ideal place for readings.


About Brucearlenwasserman

Bruce Arlen Wasserman assembled his first poetry manuscript at the age of seventeen and farmed and worked as a blacksmith in his twenties. He received a BA in Mass Communications from Winona State University and is enrolled in Vermont College of Fine Arts’ MFA in Writing program. His literary career has spanned work in news and periodicals, as a freelancer and an editor of professional journals. His publications include three poetry chapbooks and a recent poetry collection, An Undiscovered Country (Horace Simerman Literary Press, 2011). Beyond poetry and a current novel in the works, Bruce is a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books, creates visual art as a potter, performs as a musician in a band, trains horses near Yellowstone National Park and is a full time dentist in clinical practice.
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