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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 Oct. 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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