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Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore
29 Old Dewline Rd
North Truro, MA 02652

Truro Box Office

Highlands Center at Cape Cod National Seashore
29 Old Dewline Rd
North Truro, MA 02652
Open: 2 hrs before show

Wellfleet Box Office
2616 Rte 6 (Next to PJ's)
Please call for hours

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1202
Truro, MA, 02666

Poetry: Elizabeth Bradfield “Toward Antarctica” Reading with Mindy Todd

Poetry: Elizabeth Bradfield “Toward Antarctica” Reading with Mindy Todd
Celebrated poet and naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield will join us at the Payomet tent for a reading of poems from her newest book, Toward Antarctica. Elizabeth will read a selection of poems and discuss the process of writing this book. In addition, she will show photographs from the book. After the reading, a guided Q&A will be led by Mindy Todd, host of The Point on WCAI and managing director of Editorial for WCAI. Followed by coffee, treats, and a book signing by Elizabeth! This event is free and open to the public.

About the speakers:
Writer/naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield is the author of the poetry collections Once Removed, Approaching Ice, Interpretive Work and Toward Antarctica which combines her photographs with brief, hybrid essays. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, and elsewhere. Winner of the Audre Lorde Prize from the Publishing Triangle, finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, her awards also include a Stegner Fellowship and a Bread Loaf Scholarship. Bradfield grew up in Tacoma, Washington, received her MFA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and now lives on Cape Cod. Founder and editor-in-chief of Broadsided Press, she works as a naturalist/guide locally as well as on expedition ships around the globe and teaches creative writing at Brandeis University.

Mindy Todd is the host and executive producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for the Cape, Islands and Southcoast. She brings 35 years of experience in radio and television to the job. Her career has covered nearly all aspects of broadcasting. She has been a radio disc jockey, a traffic reporter, a television news anchor and reporter, a program director, talk show host, and a ski reporter. She has received numerous awards. In February 2012 Mindy was named Managing Director of Editorial.