Milkweed Editions, the On Being Project, and Northrop Present

Ada Limón & Krista Tippett

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Ada Limón and Krista Tippett

Join U.S. Poet Laureate and The Hurting Kind (Milkweed Editions) author Ada Limón and On Being host and New York Times bestselling author Krista Tippett for an evening of conversation. Together, Limón and Tippett will engage in dialogue rich with the music of poetry and its singular ability to reconnect, heal, and transform. This event will be recorded for future broadcast on On Being

Books will be available for sale before and after the event.

This event will be captioned and ASL interpreted, with other accessibility services available upon request.

In partnership with Institute for Advanced Study.

This event is free for U of M students, staff, and faculty

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Ada Limón

Ada Limón

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book Bright Dead Things was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes, teaches remotely, and hosts the critically-acclaimed poetry podcast, The Slowdown. Her new book of poetry, The Hurting Kind, is out now from Milkweed Editions. She is the 24th Poet Laureate of The United States.

Trista Tippett at the mic

Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett is a Peabody-award winning broadcaster, National Humanities Medalist, and New York Times bestselling author. She hosts the On Being podcast and leads The On Being Project, a non-profit media and public life initiative that pursues deep thinking and moral imagination, social courage and joy, towards the renewal of inner life, outer life, and life together. Tippett grew up in a small town in Oklahoma, attended Brown University, worked as a journalist and diplomat in Cold War Berlin, and later received a Master of Divinity from Yale University. She was awarded a National Humanities Medal from President Obama. Her most recent book is Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.

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