Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Ellen Bryant Voigt, will host a question and answer session from 3:30-4:30 p.m., a poetry reading from 7:30-8:30 p.m., and a book signing reception at 8:30 p.m. Ellen Bryant Voigt is a highly recognized and honored poet. She was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 2015. She has also been awarded the O. B. Hardison, Jr. Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Voigt is a member of the Merrill Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets and the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. She served as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 2003-2009 and was named Vermont State Poet from 1999-2003. Her book, “Shadow of Heaven: Poems” was a finalist for the National Book Award. “Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006” was also a finalist for the National Book Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.