|Title:||Venus in Retrograde Book Release Party|
|Address:||Mead Botanical Garden, 1300 South Denning Drive|
|Location:||Winter Park, FL|
|Hours:||4:00pm - 7:00pm|
|Cost/Cover:||RVSP: Free, Venus in Retrograde by Susan Lilley (hardcover book): $20|
|Details:||Presented by Burrow Press & Mead Garden.|
Celebrate the release of Orlando Poet Laureate Susan Lilley's first full poetry collection, Venus in Retrograde.
Party with us from 4-7pm in the Mead Garden ballroom.
Enjoy live music, drinks, snacks, and a reading by Susan Lilley.
The reading portion will be at 5:30pm.
Free and open to the public. Parking available on site.
Books will be for sale and signing, or pre-order now at burrowpress.com/venus and get your copy early.
PRAISE FOR VENUS IN RETROGRADE
“Susan Lilley’s clear speaking voice combines with her knack for striking images and metaphors to create a tone that is both intimate and inventive. It’s hard to stop reading these open-hearted accounts that follow her life from girlhood to womanhood in charming poems, often erotic and always richly detailed.”
“Whenever the Planet of Love twirls in reverse, the resultant mayhem leaves us wired and twitchy, heart-shattered, bedeviled and deliciously disturbed. The Mistress Lilley strides resolutely into the chaos, hefting deftly-crafted stanzas that rejigger our staid realities and addict us to the spin. ”
–PATRICIA SMITH, author of Incendiary Art
“The braiding of the sublime and the quotidian wends itself throughout and becomes a powerful reckoning of one’s life. Lilley’s voice is steeped in hard-earned lyrical wisdom, one that surveys life with an inter-generational lens.”
–BRIAN TURNER, author of My Life as a Foreign Country
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Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the FHC or the NEA.
|Event is:||One Day Only|
|Category:||Book Clubs and Book Events|