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26 Sep

Poet’s Corner ft. Brenda Butka

Contact Info:

Joyce Sohl

Time & Date

Event Dates:
September 26, 2019 - September 26, 2019
Time Zone

CT - Central Time


Scarritt Bennett Center

1027 18th Avenue South
Fondren Hall, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37212
United States

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Event Details

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a monthly reading by a featured local poet. Brenda Butka is a retired physician, who has been writing since childhood. She has been active in Vanderbilt’s Literature, Arts, and Medicine programs, and has a chapbook of poetry, Altered Geography: Little Marrowbone, and a second chapbook combining poems and drawings, Drawing the Resistance, based on a show of street drawings during demonstrations here in Nashville. In 2017 her poem “Intensive Care” was cited as the best poem of the year by Annals of Internal Medicine, and she has been published in The Threepenny Review, Florida Review, Slant, The Cortland Review, Vox Populi, and elsewhere. This event is free and open to the public.