$30 General Admission | $15 Student

“Poet Ada Limón writes with simple and disarming honesty — for people rather than other poets,” declares The Guardian about Limón’s newest book, The Hurting Kind.

In all of her works, be it the National Book Award Finalist Bright Dead Things or in National Book Critics Award winner The Carrying, Limón is attuned to the vibrant mysteries of the natural world and the vulnerabilities that lurk and rest within the human condition. The U.S. Poet Laureate and recent MacArthur “Genius” Awardee will explore her poetry and practice during what promises to be a memorable evening.

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  • Events run one hour. Book sales and signings take place immediately after each event, and may run a half-hour or more.
  • For Covid protocol, please see our Festival Info page. For accessibility needs, contact Ray Nedzel by March 1.
  • All Festival authors and speakers represent themselves, and do not speak on behalf of Virginia Humanities or the University of Virginia.

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