UNH Presents Marie Harris in NH Author Series April 26, 2009
Media Contact:  Jody Record
603-862-1462
UNH Media Relations
April 20, 2009


DURHAM, N.H. - The Friends of the Library at the University of New Hampshire will present humorist Rebecca Rule interviewing Marie Harris, New Hampshire Poet Laureate 1999-2004, Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 2 p.m. in the 5th floor reading room of the Dimond Library.

Harris is the author of four books of poetry, including her most recent, "Your Sun, Manny: A Prose Poem Memoir," andthe popular children's book "G is for Granite: A New Hampshire Alphabet." Her work has appeared in poetry collections and literary magazines.

In the style of Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio, Rule serves as host and interviewer for the third event in the 2008-2009 N.H. Authors' Series that, three times a year, features an author who lives, summers, teaches or was born in New Hampshire.

Interviews are conducted in front of a live audience (with an opportunity for questions from the audience) and are recorded by New Hampshire Public Television for future broadcast.

This presentation is sponsored by the Friends of the UNH Library and New Hampshire Public Television and is partially funded by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

The program is free and open to all, but seating is limited. To register, or for more information, call 603-862-1541 or visit www.library.unh.edu/friends

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 11,800 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students.

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