Poets Sean Thomas Dougherty and Dorianne Laux to Give Readings at RIT

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Poets Sean Thomas Dougherty and Dorianne Laux will visit Rochester Institute of Technology for separate readings this month.

Dougherty will read his work at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the College of Liberal Arts, room 1251. Laux will discuss her poetry at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct.19, in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science auditorium. Her talk is in connection with the third annual Rochesterink Festival.

Dougherty’s visit is sponsored by the English department, Signatures Magazine, and a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, administered by Poets & Writers Inc. Laux’s visit is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Women’s Center, the English department and Signatures Magazine, in addition to funding from the Just Poets organization, sponsors of the Rochesterink Festival. Visit http://www.rochesterink.net/ for more information about the festival.

For more information, contact John Roche at jfrgla@rit.edu.