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Poet, poetry editor, and creative writing professor Cecily Parks will deliver the annual Walter Harding Lecture at SUNY Geneseo on Thursday, October 20, from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. in the Doty Recital Hall. It is free and open to the public. 

The title of the lecture is “When I Was Thoreau At Night: A Poem's Pathways to a Life.“

Parks is the author of the poetry collections Field Folly Snow and O'Nights. Her more recent poems appear in The New Yorker, The Yale Review, Best American Poetry 2022, and elsewhere. She is the poetry editor for ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment and teaches in the master of fine arts program in creative writing at Texas State University. She lives in Austin.

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