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Book Launch Celebration for Z.G. Tomaszewski's "All Things Dusk"

Friday, February 05, 2016

6:30pm

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL)

758 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids MI 49503

All Things Dusk book cover

All Things Dusk book cover

Come, join us for an evening of celebration! There will be music, beverages, antipasto, and poems!
On Friday, February 5 at 6:30pm, our very own Z.G. Tomaszewski will be reading from his new book, All Things Dusk (winner of the Hong Kong University International Poetry Prize of 2014, selected by Li-Young Lee). In this collection we witness a continual merger of self with landscape, sky, water, fire—the elemental self; of self with creature—the animal self; the failure of self and then, magically, a transcendence of self into the soul of the world. Our manifold being is presented through Tomaszewski’s interaction with the heart-felt, the mind-felt textures of the ordinary. We can look to the poems to show us some proof of the spiritual life, or, if nothing more, a testimony to the senses. 

Plus, do not miss Fiona Dickinson and Jeffrey Niemier (members of Saltbreaker) perform an original suite of music - ambient strings presenting contemplative soundscapes of the human heart.

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 



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