An Evening with PLOTUS Ada Limón

An Evening with PLOTUS Ada Limón

Sep 21

Moreau Center for the Arts, O'Laughlin Auditorium

Join us for an evening of conversation with Ada Limón, award-winning author, acclaimed podcast host, and Poet Laureate of the United States

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book Bright Dead Things was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She was the host of the critically acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes and teaches remotely. Her new book of poetry, The Hurting Kind, is out now from Milkweed Editions. She is the 24th Poet Laureate of The United States.

This is a ticketed event. Saint Mary's College students with ID can attend at no charge. Special discounts are also available for area educators and their students; contact for more information.

Box Office Hours

Online tickets sales are now available and can be purchased here. Walk-up ticket sales begin Sept. 12 during the following hours:

Sept. 12–15: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sept. 18–20:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sept. 21:  1 – 7:30 p.m.

The Saint Mary's College Box Office is located in the lobby of O'Laughlin Auditorium. Please note the Box Office is now cashless and uses a card-only system.

Francis A. McAnaney Humanities Lecture
Limón's visit is part of the Francis A. McAnaney Humanities Lecture, previously known as the Christian Culture Lecture. This lecture series has welcomed remarkable writers, historians, philosophers, and theologians to campus over the past 15 years. The Francis A. McAnaney Humanities Lecture has been endowed by a gift from the Peter B. and Adeline W. Ruffin Foundation. This continues a lecture series revived by Donald and Susan Rice ’61 in 2006 in memory of Bruno P. Schlesinger.

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