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Poetry and Project Runway

poetry and project runway

September 24, 2010: Haute couture meets half-rhyme when acclaimed fashion designer Andrae Gonzalo and Harvard University professor Stephen Burt collaborate for a playful program titled “Poetry and Project Runway, or How to Take Criticism.” Gonzalo, who won fame during Season 2 of the Bravo TV show, “Project Runway,” designed four new looks modeled by Washington College students. Burt, New York Times poetry critic, discussed the work of Washington College creative writing students who walked the runway to perform their own poems. Burt’s recent essay “Poetry and Project Runway: Should book critics take their cues from Tim Gunn?” inspired the event. Read More