Night & Day Archives » Night & Day

Voices Carry


St. Louis is home to a healthy literary culture; the number of reading series and author visits increases annually, thanks to the coalition of willing independent book stores, literary magazines, English departments and an eager public. The St. Louis Poetry Center is one of the stalwarts of the scene with 60 years of readings to its credit, and this afternoon it celebrates the voices of those poets who worked in academia at a fundraiser called Published and Perished. T.S. Eliot, Howard Nemerov, Mona Van Duyn, Constance Urdang and Donald Finkel's words will ring true once again through the talents of soprano Christine Brewer, poet Eamonn Wall, writer William Gass and writer of a different sort Bill McClellan, among others, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-973-0616 or Tickets are $50 to $60, and a portion of that is tax deductible; you also get a Champagne reception, but you can't deduct that.
Sun., April 25, 2010

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.