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Paul Muldoon

Paul Muldoon

“The most sophisticated and original poet of his generation.” –The New York Review of Books

Hear from the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, professor and occasional rock guitarist has been described as “the most significant English-language poet born since the Second World War.” Paul Muldoon also has a passion for rock and roll, and his collaborating with the late, legendary songwriter Warren Zevon. In his new collection, The Word on the Street: Rock Lyrics, he offers little or no distinction between poetry and rock songs, finding the common ground between W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot, Buddy Holly and Bruce Springsteen.

BOOK: The Word on the Street: Rock Lyrics ($23, hardcover)

Appearing at The Music Hall Loft as a part of the Portsmouth Singer Songwriter Festival

23 singer songwriters - Legends, Stars, & Up-And-Comers - in a packed festival weekend. Concerts, Round Robin, parties, panels, rock poets & raconteurs in two venues. Click here to see all the shows in the Festival!

About Writers in the Loft

Akin to The Music Hall’s anchor author series, Writers on a New England Stage, Writers in the Loft features well-known authors but in a smaller, more intimate space. The series brings audiences today’s top authors, the best of fiction and nonfiction. The evening package includes a reserved seat and bar beverage, author presentation and Q+A, a copy of the book, and a meet-and-greet book signing with the featured writer. Presenting Sponsor: Citizens Bank.

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