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River Styx: Morgan Parker & Aliki Barnstone

Monday, September 18, 7:30pm
Contemporary Art Museum

Aliki Barnstone, Morgan Parker, River Styx, Left Bank BooksRiver Styx’s beloved reading series opens its 43rd season with Aliki Barnstone and Morgan Parker on September 18th at 7:30 p.m. at the Contemporary Art Museum, located at 3750 Washington Boulevard. Admission is $5 for the general public and $4 for students and seniors. 

Aliki Barnstone, the current Missouri Poet Laureate, is author of eight books of poetry, most recently, Dwelling (Sheep Meadow, 2016) and Bright Body (White Pine, 2011). She is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of Missouri.

Morgan Parker is the author of  poetry collections There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Tin House Books, 2017) and Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books, 2015), which was selected for the 2013 Gatewood Prize and as a finalist for the Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber Award. In 2017, she received a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship.


This event is presented by River Styx. To find out more about River Styx at CAM, visit

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
Contemporary Art Museum
3750 Washington Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce Cover Image
ISBN: 9781941040539
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - February 14th, 2017

Dwelling Cover Image
ISBN: 9781937679637
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sheep Meadow Press - October 4th, 2016