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Marietta College is Asking, What is Poetry For?

Posted on: 03/20/2017
By  Brett Wharff and Stephanie Sayre
 
Marietta College is asking the question, "What is poetry for - and can it still matter in a world of tweets and images?
 
Poet and essayist Lia Purpura explores this subject in eight collections of poems and essays.  She will also share parts of her work in a public reading at 7pm on Friday, March 31st. 
 
The event will take place in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium.
 
The author will sign copies of her book after the reading.  The event, which is sponsored by the Marietta College English Department is free and open to the public.
 
For more information, call (740-376-4657.

Marietta Police Respond to Domestic Dispute

MPD responded to the Washington County Public Library in regards to a domestic dispute between a juvenile and a grandmother.

 

Build Up Marietta

Marietta Main Street is launching a new program called "Build Up Marietta." The program is designed to help downtown businesses with facade improvements.

 
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