Submitted by amywatts on Mon, 08/08/2016

An evening of local authors celebrating poetry and nature will be hosted by UGA Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. The event will be at the auditorium of the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Reading their poems will be: Philip Lee Williams (“Elegies for the Water,” 2009, and “The Flower Seeker,” 2010); Clela Reed (“Dancing on the Rim,” 2009, and “The Hero of the Revolution Serves Us Tea,” 2013); Robert Ambrose, Jr. (“Journey to Embarkation,” 2016) and retired Ecology professor John Pickering. Also reading will be the winner of a $1,000 Discover Life poetry contest open to Clarke County high school student and selected in early September.

D.A. Crossley, Ecology research professor emeritus  and president of the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, will moderate the event.

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