The Emily Dickinson Marathon Emily Dickinson Museum 1 written in black text overlaid on a tinted yellow image of the Homestead

Emily Dickinson Marathon
Part 1

September 14, 9:30-11:30am

The Emily Dickinson Marathon Emily Dickinson Museum 1 written in black text overlaid on a tinted yellow image of the HomesteadJoin us for part 1 of the week-long Emily Dickinson Marathon! An Emily Dickinson Museum tradition, the Marathon is a group reading of all 1,789 poems by Emily Dickinson over the course of about 14 hours. For this year’s remote Festival, we are partnering with six other organizations to host the Marathon in two-hour sessions each day of this week. For the marathon, we will be reading from Ralph Franklin’s The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading Edition.

The first session of the Marathon will be hosted by the Emily Dickinson Museum, organizers and producers of the the Tell it Slant Poetry Festival. 

In this session we will begin with Franklin’s undated poems, numbered 1686-1789, and then circle back to poems numbered 1-148.

Click here to  register as a listener for part 1. Reader slots are full for this program.

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