USF Tampa to celebrate two Yale Younger Poets winners

Plus, Diane Dewey will sign her memoir at St. Petersburg bookstore Haslam’s.
University of South Florida professor Jay Hopler. Courtesy of Jay Hopler
University of South Florida professor Jay Hopler. Courtesy of Jay Hopler
Published October 16

Diane Dewey (Fixing the Fates: An Adoptee’s Story of Truth and Lies) will sign her memoir. Free. 2 p.m. Sunday. Haslam’s Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 822-8616. haslams.com.

Travel journalist Patricia Schultz (1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Deluxe Edition): The World as You’ve Never Seen It Before) will discuss and sign her book. Free. 6:30 p.m. Monday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222. oxfordexchange.com.

The University of South Florida celebrates the publication of 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets with a reading by two of the award‘s winners: Tony Crunk and USF’s own Jay Hopler. Free. 6 p.m. Tuesday. University of South Florida, TECO Hall, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 974-2913.

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