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Published: Sunday, December 1, 2002 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, November 30, 2002 at 11:15 p.m.
Haskins reading at Wild Iris Books Gainesville poet Lola Haskins will read from and sign her most recent book "The Rim Benders," ($12) the fourth selection in Anhinga's Press's Florida Poetry Series, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Wild Iris Books, 802 W. University Ave.
A faculty member with the University of Florida's Computer and Information Sciences Department, Haskins has published six collections of poetry and has recently finished a book of advice for people interested in poetry. She is currently working on a new collection of poems, a book of environmental essays and a children's story. Other titles by Haskins include "Extranjera," "Planting the Children," "Castings," "Across Her Broad Lap Something Wonderful," "Forty-four Ambitions for the Piano" and "Hunger," winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize.
Haskins' work has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, The Christian Science Monitor, The London Review of Books, Prairie Schooner, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Beloit Poetry Journal and The Quarterly, among others.
Photographer to discuss methods Michael Impellizzeri, author of "Nature's Palette: Art Through a Photographer's Eyes" (IM Publishing, $27.95), will discuss his method of photographing nature images at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Borders Books and Music, 6837 Newberry Road.
The award-winning author uses techniques, including soft focus, double and multiple exposures, creative zoom and time lapse to capture images of animals and landscapes in the style of the impressionist painters. The book has 148 photographs with narrative explanation by Impellizzeri.
Authors at Goerings Phillip Wegner, author of "Imaginary Communities: Utopia, the Nation, and the Spatial Histories of Modernity" (University of California Press, $22.50), will discuss his new book at 8 p.m. Thursday at Goerings Book Store, 3433 W. University Ave. Wegner, a University of Florida associate professor of English, explores utopian literature from Thomas More's "Utopia" to the influential utopian works of the late 19th century as a means of understanding modernity.
Bookstore features live music Jane Yii will perform original folk music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Goerings Book Store on West University Ave. Goerings will showcase local musical talent each Saturday in December and on Christmas Eve. Coming up: Dec. 14, singer/songwriter Elaine Mahon; Dec. 22, four-part harmonies with Cambiata; Dec. 24, original music by Bill Hutchinson and Jennifer Johnson.

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