Poetry reading in Brooksville

BROOKSVILLE — On Wednesday, June 15, at 6 p.m., poet Beatrix Gates will read from “Astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt: Good Seeing” at the Brooksville Free Public Library.

“Astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt: Good Seeing” is a poem about the woman who discovered the means by which Hubble measured the universe. Reading from her work-in-progress, Gates will talk about bringing life to the person, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, by charting her devotion to her work and family life and also looking inside women’s history in the late 19th to early 20th century.

For more information, call 326-4560 or visit www.brooksvillelibrary.org.

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