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Poet Samantha Thornhill Comes to Charlottesville


Are you a fan of poetry? Then you won’t want to miss the chance to celebrate the work of Samantha Thornhill, a talented poet who has recently published a new book of poetry entitled “The Animated Universe”. Samantha is a graduate of the prestigious MFA program at the University of Virginia, where she honed her creative writing skills and developed her unique poetic voice.

Samantha will be here on March 24, 2023 at 6pm at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Her work has been praised for its honesty, vulnerability, and emotional depth. In addition to her work as a writer, Samantha has also taught poetry at Julliard, one of the world’s most renowned performing arts schools. Her passion for the craft of poetry is evident in her teaching, and her students have gone on to achieve great success under her guidance. If you’re eager to hear Samantha’s poetry in person, then mark your calendars for her upcoming book signing and reading.

You’ll have the opportunity to listen to some of her beautiful and thought-provoking poems, and even get your copy of “The Animated Universe” signed by the author herself. And that’s not all! Samantha will also be featured at the Virginia Festival of the Book, a celebration of authors, writing, and reading that takes place each year in Charlottesville. This is an incredible opportunity to hear from and connect with some of the brightest minds in the literary community. So don’t miss your chance to celebrate the poetry of Samantha Thornhill. Whether you’re a die-hard poetry fan or just looking to explore the world of literature, you’re sure to find inspiration in this talented poet’s work.

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