Joyce Sutphen

Minnesota poet laureate Joyce Sutphen reads her work in May 2019 at the Winona Public Library. 

Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen will present her work as part of the Laureate Writers Series, with a reading from “Carrying Water to the Field” at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Blue Heron Coffee House, 162 W. Second St., Winona.

In addition to poems selected from Sutphen’s 45 years, “Carrying Water to the Field” includes more than 40 new poems on the themes of luck, hard work and the ravages of time.

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With a Ph.D. in Renaissance Drama from the University of Minnesota, Sutphen is a professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.

The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Blue Heron Coffee House and the city of Winona.

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Way to go Joyce!

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