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The Library of Congress and Laura Bush 

present the 

NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL 

September 24, 2005 



Poetry 
Pavilion 



Sponsored by 

National Endowment for the Arts 

and 
Freddie Mac 



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NATIONAL 
ENDOWMENT 
FOR THE ARTS 

The National Endowment for the Arts is a pubhc agency dedicated to supporting 
excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all 
Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by 
Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the 
Endowment is the nation's largest annual funder of the arts, bringing great art 
to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases. 



H Freddie 
SlMac 

We make home possible' 



Freddie Mac is a stockholder-owned company established by Congress in 
1970 to support homeownership and rental housing. Over the years, Freddie 
Mac has made home possible for one in six homebuyers and nearly four milHon 
renters in America. As one of the largest corporate funders in the Washington, 
D.C. metropolitan area, Freddie Mac and the Freddie Mac Foundation have 
invested nearly $250 million in nonprofits serving the community. 



National Book Festival 
September 24, 2005 

Poetry Pavilion 



Reading 



Book Signing 



Oolores Kendrick (Poet Laureate, 
Washington, D.C.) 

Kim Addonizio (California) 

\ndrew Hudgins (Ohio) 

Marisa de los Santos (Delaware) 

Donald Hall (New Hampshire) 



10:00 AM (10:30-11:00 AM) 



10:30AM (11:00-1 1:30 AM) 



11:00 AM 



12:00 PM 



(11:30-12:00 PM) 



11:30 AM (12:00-12:30 PM) 



(2:00-2:30 PM)* 



CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF 12:45 PM 

WALT WHITMAN'S LEA VES OF GRASS 

with 

Dana Gioia (Chairman, NBA) 

Donald Hall (New Hampshire) 



41ice Fulton (New York) 
Christian Wiman (Illinois) 
David Kirby (Florida) 
Mary Jo Salter (Massachusetts) 
Samuel Menashe (New York) 
A. E. Stallings (Greece) 
Al Young (California) 



1:30 PM 



2:00 PM 



2:30 PM 



3:00 PM 



3:30 PM 



4:00 PM 



4:30 PM 



(2:00-2:30 PM) 
(2:30-3:00 PM) 
(3:00-3:30 PM) 
(3:30-4:00 PM) 
(4:00-4:30 PM) 
(4:30-5:00 PM) 
(3:30-4:00 PM)' 



Poets will sign books the half hour following their reading, exceptions* indicated. 
Poetry book-signing area is adjacent to the Poetry Pavilion. 



The Poetry Pavilion is sponsored by 



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NATIONAL 


ENDOWMENT 


FOR THE 


ARTS 


Dana Gioia, 


Chairman 



M Freddie 
2 Mac 



,SM 



We make home possible' 

Richard F. Syron, Chairman & CEO 



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