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Longwood Author Series Presents: Little Pharma

January 18th, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Photo of author Laura Kolbe on the left, and cover image of the book "Little Pharma" on the right. The book cover features an image of a human heart drawn in pink over an orange background.

Join us for a virtual conversation with author Laura Kolbe about her fascinating book Little Pharma, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize!

About the book: 
As the poet’s dreamlike double, the character Little Pharma navigates the murky channels of the hospital and clinic, the borderlands of the living and the dead, and the journey from novice to healer. At the same time, the poems plead for a return to a littler pharma, a space for stolen intimacy and momentary quiet amid the impersonal and engulfing chill that floods the anatomical theater and the corridors of illness. Little Pharma is a Dantean journey from the depths of an institution, and of a pervading personal dread, to a renewed celebration of human contact, the body, and the giddy, terrifying excitement of ongoing life.


Date: January 18th, 2022
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Calendars: Public Events, School-wide Events, University-wide Events
Event types: Lectures / Seminars / Forums