Midtown Reader is hosting an evening with David Kirby and Barbara Hamby to support Refuge House and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 9, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Road. There is a suggested donation of $25 for adults, $10 for students. All donations will go to support Refuge House services and programs.
David Kirby and Barbara Hamby are both nationally recognized poets, FSU professors, and locally beloved. David Kirby was named Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in 2003, and is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, Guggenheim fellowship, four Pushcart Prizes, the Kay Deeter Award, the Guy Owen Prize, the James Dickey Prize, the Millennium Cultural Recognition Award, and the Brittingham Prize.