Saturday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Independence East, Sheraton
Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director
Presiding: Patricia Yaeger, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Speaker: Mark Doty, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
A conversation with the National Book Award winner and internationally acclaimed poet Mark Doty about glitter, grief, animals, AIDS, gay identity, and the craft of making memoirs and poetry; he will also read some of his poems.