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Elizabeth Garber, poet and author of “Implosion: A Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter” featured speaker at UMA | Oct 1, 12pm

Elizabeth GarberThe University of Maine at Augusta is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Garber, poet and author of “Implosion: A Memoir of an Architect’s Daughter”, on Monday, October 1, 2018 at a noontime speaker’s lunch. The event will be held at UMA’s Fireplace Lounge in the Randall Student Center on the Augusta Campus. Members of the public are invited to attend this lunch and learn event sponsored by the UMA English Department.

This memoir tells the story of Elizabeth Garber’s father, Woody Garber, a leader of modern architecture in the 1960s and 70s, and how the turbulent times influenced his artistic trajectory. Additional information about Ms. Garber and her recent memoir may be found at https://elizabethgarber.com/.

Ms. Garber, a Maine resident, has also authored three books of poetry, True Affections: Poems from a Small Town, Listening Inside the Dance, and Pierced by the Seasons.

This lunch and learn is an opportunity to meet the author and discuss her memoir and poetry. Ms. Garber will talk about her process of writing the book, read from the book itself, and take questions from the audience.