Ga.-born poet gives archive to Emory University - CBS46 News

Ga.-born poet gives archive to Emory University

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ATLANTA (AP) -

Poet D.A. Powell is placing his literary archive at Emory University's library.

The Georgia native has written on subjects ranging from global health issues like AIDS to modern culture. He will give a poetry reading and sign books Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Jones Room at Woodruff Library on the Emory campus.

Powell was born in Albany and attended the University of San Francisco and the Iowa Writer's Workshop. Powell's archive will join collections from a number of poets, including Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney and Langston Hughes. Emory's library also includes papers from Georgia poets James Dickey,

Turner Cassity, Frank Manley and David Bottoms.

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