The second-to-last event of its current season, which has thus far featured a cast of accomplished literary figures including Lorna Landvik, Bill Bryson, and Ann Patchett, finds the Hennepin County Friends of the Library Pen Pals Author Series presenting a lecture by American poet and memoirist Mark Doty. Burgeoning writers seeking to learn from another so successful in his craft would be well-served to attend the lecture; Doty has received great praise and recognition for his work, including the National Book Critics Circle Award, two Lambda Literary Awards, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, and the Guggenheim fellowship. He is also the only American poet ever awarded the U.K.-based T.S.... More >>>