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Mary Karr says that her second collection of poems ''The Devil’s Tour'' is “about standing in the dark, about trying to memorize the bad news. The tour is a tour of the skull. I am thinking of Satan in ''Paradise Lost'': ‘The mind is its own place and it can make a hell of heav’n or a heav’n of hell.’” Karr is the author of the best-selling East Texas memoir ''The Liar’s Club'', and her most recent collection of poetry is ''Viper Rum''.
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Mary Kerr has read for the [[O.B. Hardison Poetry Series]] on two occasions: December 12, 1997, for the [[Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute]], and March 21, 2011.
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[[File:Mary Karr Dickinson Birthday (1997).jpg|right|250px|thumb|Mary Karr reads in the Folger Poetry series on December 7, 1997.]]
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Karr says that her second collection of poems ''The Devil’s Tour'' is “about standing in the dark, about trying to memorize the bad news. The tour is a tour of the skull. I am thinking of Satan in ''Paradise Lost'': ‘The mind is its own place and it can make a hell of heav’n or a heav’n of hell.’” Karr is the author of the best-selling East Texas memoir ''The Liar’s Club'', and her most recent collection of poetry is ''Viper Rum''.
  
 
Visit her [http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/mary-karr Poetry Foundation] page for more information.
 
Visit her [http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/mary-karr Poetry Foundation] page for more information.
  
Please consult this article to learn more about the [[Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute]].
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Latest revision as of 14:45, 17 July 2014

Mary Kerr has read for the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series on two occasions: December 12, 1997, for the Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute, and March 21, 2011.

Mary Karr reads in the Folger Poetry series on December 7, 1997.

Karr says that her second collection of poems The Devil’s Tour is “about standing in the dark, about trying to memorize the bad news. The tour is a tour of the skull. I am thinking of Satan in Paradise Lost: ‘The mind is its own place and it can make a hell of heav’n or a heav’n of hell.’” Karr is the author of the best-selling East Texas memoir The Liar’s Club, and her most recent collection of poetry is Viper Rum.

Visit her Poetry Foundation page for more information.