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March 4th, 2010 at 6:56 am

Win a copy of Bright Wings signed by Billy Collins!

On Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30 pm, the American Museum of Natural History will be hosting an event for Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems about Birds.

The event will feature several poets reading from the book. Among them will be the book’s editor Billy Collins, who will also be joined by David Allen Sibley, whose bird paintings illustrate the book.

In connection with the event, we are offering three free copies of the book signed by Billy Collins!

To get your free copy, all you need to do is match the poet with the bird they’ve written about (see below) and send your answer to pl2164@columbia.edu before Tuesday, March 9th at 5:00 pm. For some hints, you can visit the book’s web page.

1. Wallace Stevens                   a. Frigate Pelican
2. Emily Dickinson                  b. Eagle
3. Marianne Moore                  c. Pheasant
4. Thomas Hardy                    d.  Seagull
5. Sylvia Plath                         e.  Robin
6. John Updike                        f.  Sparrow
7. Billy Collins                         g.  Goldfinch
8. Walt Whitman                   h.  Blackbird

We will randomly select three winners from among those who have submitted the correct answers. (We will notify the winners via e-mail, and books can be shipped to U.S. addresses only).

Good luck, and if you are in New York City—tickets are still available for the special reading at the American Museum of Natural History!

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