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Rita Dove coming Thursday to Kimball Theatre in Williamsburg

Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate of the United States, will read from her works on Thursday, March 29, at Colonial Williamsburg’s Kimball Theatre.

Dove’s appearance begins at 7 p.m. and is part of the College’s Patrick Hayes Writers Series. The performance is free and open to the public; however, tickets must be reserved, and can be done by phoning 1-800-HISTORY.

Thanks to a generous bequest from Patrick Hayes in 1991, the English Department at the College of William and Mary has been inviting distinguished writers to the campus each year to read from their work and meet with student writers. 

More about the writers series here

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