NPR Station Covers Rita Dove Poetry Reading

n-2017-05-23-rita-dove-tsprFrom: Tri States Public Radio –

Pulitzer Prize winning writer and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove came to Galesburg this spring to help the Knox College Creative Writing department celebrate its 50th Anniversary…

Dove said she felt a connection with the community at Knox College… [she] delivered the commencement speech to the Class of 1989… “The Knox College [Writing] Program is special. It is unique, and these students, I can see it, are very lucky. I can see it in their questions and the way they responded that they’re great. They’re doing something really good here,” Dove said. Read more…