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Lecture & Book Signing: "Poetry and My Personal Evolution/Revolution," Meg Kearney

The 4th Annual Esteves School of Education Spring Speaker Series welcomes Meg Kearney, children's writer and poet, who will read from her work and give a talk on "Poetry and My Personal Evolution/Revolution," followed by a book signing and reception.

Date: Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Time: 7:30 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Location: Bush Memorial Center - Troy Campus

Contact: Professor David Salomon, 244-3118,

The Girl in the Mirror book coverMeg Kearney is the author of several volumes of poetry, most recently Home By Now. Her novel in verse, The Secret of Me, was published in 2005 and its sequel, The Girl in the Mirror, appeared in 2012. The two novels tell a vivid, heartfelt tale of a teenager's poetic quest to discover her place within her adoptive family and within the wider world. Her first picture book, Trouper (the three-legged dog), has just been published by Scholastic. Widely anthologized, Kearney’s work has twice been chosen by Garrison Keillor for his Writer’s Almanac on National Public Radio.

Trouper book coverThis event is part of the 4th Annual Esteves School of Education Spring Speakers Series and is co-sponsored by the Esteves School of Education and the Chapman Humanities Fund and funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.