Poet, literary critic, Harvard professor to speak at Whitman College tonight


WALLA WALLA — Poet, literary critic and Harvard University professor Stephen Burt will speak today at 7 p.m., at Kimball Theater in the Hunter Conservatory at Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave.

Burt’s talk will be part of the Visiting Writers Reading Series.

A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, Burt has been called “one of the most influential poetry critics of his generation” by The New York Times.

The event is free.

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