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Scottish Poet Don Paterson to Read at Emory

Reading scheduled for April 11

Scottish poet Don Paterson will give a free reading at next week.

Paterson will visit Emory on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at the

Paterson is the author of several award-winning poetry collections, including the recent “Rain” (winner of the Forward Prize), “Orpheus” and “Landing Light.”

"He's a great poet. He can write in traditional forms with ease, while crafting his own; he also can connect with deep emotion and convey that," English and creative writing professor Kevin Young said in a release. "His poetry is heartfelt and musical and makes terrific use of meter and rhyme, reminiscent of Derek Walcott, Robert Frost and Seamus Heaney."

If you go: Free poetry reading, Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in the Jones Room on Level 3 of the , 540 Asbury Cir., Atlanta, GA 30322. A selection of books and a limited-edition broadside will be available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments will be served following the reading.

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