An Evening with Marilyn Nelson

An Evening with Marilyn Nelson
April 11, 2020 8:00 PM

An Evening with Marilyn Nelson: African American History in Verse
RCC Hunters Woods – the CenterStage
Saturday, April 11 • 8:00 p.m.


$15 Reston/$20 Non-Reston

Truth and beauty are intertwined when landmark events of our collective history are explored in exquisite verse. Experience events from the inside out to get a personal look at history. Feel the living past, from the early years of a 350-year old Connecticut church to the murder of Emmett Till, as captured in the prize-winning poetry of Marilyn Nelson. Nelson is a three-time finalist for the National Book Award, winner of the Frost Medal, the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Golden Rose Award. She is a former Poet Laureate of Connecticut.

“Nelson’s bold and sure poems long for heaven and—happily for us—continue a lifelong affair with the occasions of earth.” – American poet Mark Doty


Ticket Price: $15
Non-Reston Ticket Price: $20
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