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December 10, 2021

In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Discusses Her Poet Laureate Role with Interlitq

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees, discussed her role and planned legacy as Los Angeles’ newest poet laureate with Interlitq.

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May 6, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 to Read at Beyond Baroque Reopening Benefit

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will read at a virtual event celebrating the re-opening of Beyond Baroque, a literary educational space in Los Angeles.

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April 8, 2021

In the Media: Lynne Thompson ’72 Discusses National Poetry Month, Reads Her Poetry on Spectrum 1

Lynne Thompson ’72, poet laureate of Los Angeles and chair of the Scripps Board of Trustees, discussed National Poetry Month with Spectrum 1, reciting her poem “Red Jasper” outside the Central Library.

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March 22, 2021

Mary Routt Chair of Writing Joan Kane: Confronting Archetypes and Apocalypse in Literature

For writer Joan Kane, the 2021 Mary Routt Chair in Writing at Scripps, the connection forged between writers and readers is not only vital, but timely. This semester, Kane’s workshop syllabus is focused on themes of archetype and apocalypse across genres, with particular emphasis on works in translation and by Indigenous writers.

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January 15, 2020

Lynne Thompson ’72’s Poem “Warbler” Published in Ploughshares

Board of Trustees President Lynne Thompson ’72’s poem “Warbler” was published in the Winter 2019-20 issue of the literary journal Ploughshares. Thompson, whose Board term began in 2018, is the author of the poetry collections Fretwork (2019), Jezebels on the Loose (2015), Start With a Small Guitar (2013), and Beg No Pardon (2007).

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June 29, 2018

Lynne Thompson ’72 Begins Term as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Scripps College is pleased to announce that Lynne Thompson ’72 will step into her new role as chair of the Board of Trustees on July 1, 2018. She was unanimously elected to the position by the Board in March 2017.

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February 28, 2018

Awards and Honors: Michelle Decker Receives Graves Award in the Humanities

Scripps College Assistant Professor of English Michelle Decker has won the Arnold L. Graves and Lois S. Graves Award in the Humanities. The $10,000 award will help fund a research and teaching project titled Indian South African Poetics: Politics, Aesthetics, and Form.

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