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Ada Limón

Ada Limon Lecture. November 15, 2023 at 7 pm in the BLUU Ballroom, TCU.

Photo credit: Lucas Marquardt

Keynote Lecture Registration

Join us for an evening of poetry and conversation with Ada Limón, award-winning author, acclaimed podcast host, 2023 MacArthur Fellow, and 24th Poet Laureate of the United States. This event is open to all TCU students, faculty, staff, and the community. Registration is required to attend. 

Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her book Bright Dead Things was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her work has been supported most recently by a Guggenheim Fellowship. She grew up in Sonoma, California and now lives in Lexington, Kentucky where she writes and teaches remotely. Her most recent book of poetry, The Hurting Kind, was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. She is the 24th Poet Laureate of The United States. As the poet laureate, her signature project is called You Are Here and focuses on how poetry can help connect us to the natural world.

Event Parking Information

Parking for visitors to campus is available in Lot 6, the Frog Alley Parking Garage, or any other visitor lot on campus.

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Students, faculty, and staff are not permitted in visitor parking. Please park in a desginated lot based on your parking pass. Please save visitor spaces for visitors.