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Bird Book by Sidney Wade: Reading & Signing

  • Third House Books & Coffee 113 North Main Street Gainesville, FL, 32601 United States (map)

Third House Books Presents a reading and signing by Sidney Wade. Her newest release, Bird Book was published by Atelier26 Books this fall.

In this stunning collection, distinguished poet Sidney Wade offers an exquisite array of poems at once sublime and playful, dedicated to the unearthly wonders of winged creatures. Wade's brilliantly vivid, elegant verse is sure to delight and inspire general readers, poetry enthusiasts, and avid birders or naturalists alike. Bird Book is a universal song of praise to the mysteries and intricacies of the animal world that surrounds us, and a wide-awake hymn, by a master lyricist, to the delights and surprises of our common language. It is an American treasure.

Sidney Wade’s poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry, The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry Magazine, and many other publications. She is the author of six volumes of poems: Straits & Narrows, Stroke, Celestial Bodies, Empty Sleeves, Green, and From Istanbul. She attended the University of Vermont, earning a BA in philosophy and an MEd in Counseling, received a PhD in English from the University of Houston, and has served as president of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP). A Fulbright scholar and translator, Wade is a professor emerita at the University of Florida where she taught creative writing and was poetry editor for the UF literary journal Subtropics.

Earlier Event: November 3
Borrowed Mic Night w/ Mandisa