Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
An Evening with Poet/Dr. Charles Bardes
Presented by AIR Serenbe and the Community Care Network
Join 2018 New Georgia Arts Literary Achievement Award recipient Charles Bardes for a remarkable evening of poetry.
February 24th at 5pm
The Inn at Serenbe Oak Room
Free + Open To The Public
The New Georgia award supports Charles with residencies at AIR Serenbe and Newnan Art Rez and a $10,000 prize. Funding for this award, one of the largest in the American South, comes from the School of the Arts at the University of West Georgia, the Blackwell Trust, and the Warren and Ava Sewell Foundation.
Charles Bardes is a practicing physician whose most recent book, Diary of Our Fatal Illness (University of Chicago, Phoenix Poets, 2017) is an extended prose poem that narrates an aged man’s illness and death. Other poems, essays, and ruminations have appeared in Agni, Great River Review, Literary Imagination, The New England Journal of Medicine, Ploughshares, Proto, Raritan, and scattered anthologies. Pale Faces: The Masks of Anemia (Bellevue Literary Press, 2008) is an extended lyric essay on the cultural and mythological underpinnings of a common disease construct.
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