W.C.W.Tour & Johnathan Cohen “Al Que Quiere” Presentation – Free Event

by Tom Bivin on October 27, 2017 · 0 comments

The Williams Carlos Williams Historic Tour will be conducted on Saturday morning, November 18. The tour will precede a special presentation by the author Jonathan Cohen at 2 PM at the Meadowlands Museum. Copies of Cohen’s latest book, “Centennial Edition: AL QUE QUIERE! Will be Available.
 
RESERVATIONS NEEDED: Participants of the tour are asked to sign up for the tour at the Rutherford Borough Clerk’s Office, 176 Park Avenue between 9 AM and 4 PM Monday-Friday (The maximum number of participants is 25)
 
TOUR TIME 11:30 AM to 1 PM Important: Participants are asked to be at the Rutherford Public Library at 11 AM The bus will leave the library at 11:30 AM. The tour will end at 1 PM at the Meadowlands Museum. A box lunch will be made available at the museum. A modest donation to cover the cost of the box lunch will be requested.
 
WHERE: The tour begins at Rutherford Public Library and ends at the Meadowlands Museum. It will cover the historic neighborhoods of Williams Carlos Williams, from his boyhood to his years as the famed doctor-poet. Special features of the tour will include the official birthplace of William Carlos Williams; the home of Thaddeus Marshall, the black street peddler who was the inspiration for the internationally known poem, “The Red Wheelbarrow;” and a visit to the Permanent Williams Carlos Williams Exhibit at the Meadowlands Museum, 91 Crane Avenue.
 
AL QUE QUIERE!” is a collection of poems by William Carlos Williams, which he subtitled, “To Whom It May Concern.” It was published in 1917 by First Seas Press and it now out in a Centennial Edition published by New Directions. 30 copies of the ND book, which was edited by Jonathan Cohen.

 

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