Sam Cornish reviews the exhibit prepared by Julie Ann Bryson, Karen Vagts, and Alicia Morris for Tisch Library lobby about his life and his poetry.
Sam Cornish visits the book signing table, co-sponsored by the Tufts Bookstore, which is set up with copies of his poetry volumes ready for sale.
Mathematics professor, Boris Hasselblatt, presents the Maxine Newberg Gordon Book Prize to Andrew Beck, a student selected by the Mathematics Department for his passion for mathematics and literature. Andrew’s book prize choices are Alan Moore’s Watchmen, a landmark in the graphic novel medium which was recently released as a movie, and Douglas Adams’ Mostly Harmless, the latest in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series.
Christopher Cook, the Director of Arts Education and Outreach from Mayor Menino’s office, introduced Sam Cornish, Boston’s first poet laureate. Mayor Menino had the idea that Boston should have a poet laureate since Boston has a long tradition of poets.
Sam Cornish reciting a poem at the fifth John Holmes Memorial Poetry Reading.