Annual Charles Olson Lecture with Hettie Jones

Hettie Jones at the Cape Ann Museum.

Saturday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m.

Hettie Jones will discuss her first meeting with Olson, her impressions of Gloucester, a selection from Love, H,  her recently published book of correspondence with Helene Dorn, and some recent unpublished poems.

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A talk presented by poet Hettie Jones, in collaboration with the Gloucester Writers Center and the Charles Olson Society. Jones’ first collection of poems, Drive (Hanging Loose Press, 1997), was selected by Naomi Shihab Nye to receive the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. She is also the author of How I Became Hettie Jones (1990) and several books for children. The former Chair of PEN’s Prison Writing Committee, she currently teaches graduate writing at The New School, and workshops at 92Y and the Lower Eastside Girls Club Center for Community.

$10 donation suggested. For more information please call (978)283-0455 x10 or email

Love, H is available for purchase in the Museum’s gift shop.