Upcoming Event

Caroline Kaufman

presents

When the World Didn't End:
Poems

This event includes a book signing

Date

Oct
1
Tuesday
October 1, 2019
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store welcomes Instagram poet sensation and Harvard sophomore CAROLINE KAUFMAN—aka @poeticpoison—for a discussion of her new collection, When the World Didn't End.

About When the World Didn't End

When the World Didn’t End is a vivid account of trying to find a path forward while reckoning with the pain of the past, embracing imperfection, and unlearning the language of self-criticism.

It’s an ode to the awkward silence between goodbye and hanging up, to hearts that continue to beat after they’re broken, to the empty spaces that depression leaves behind. With vulnerability and insight, this powerful collection of short poems holds up a mirror to the doubt and longing inside us all.

This hardcover collection features completely new material plus some fan favorites from Caroline’s account. Filled with haunting, spare pieces of original art, When the World Didn’t End will thrill existing fans and newcomers alike.

so,

what now?

how will you make the most of it?

how will you live the life you never thought you’d get the chance to see?

Caroline Kaufman
Caroline Kaufman

Caroline Kaufman

Caroline Kaufman is the author of Light Filters In and When the World Didn’t End (HarperTeen). She began writing poetry at thirteen as a means of coping with her depression; in 2013, she started her Instagram account, @poeticpoison, where she anonymously shared her work, signing off on each with an enigmatic “c.k.” The relatable struggles that she shared garnered hundreds of thousands of supportive followers. She grew up in Westchester County, NY and is currently attending Harvard University.

Photo credit: ACV Photography

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