Monday, April 19, 2010

Upcoming Readings Spring 2018

Three Bios for February 2018 Reading

NEA and Pushcart Prize winning poet, translator and a founding editor of Four Way Books, Dzvinia Orlowsky has published five poetry collections with Carnegie Mellon University Press, including A Handful of Bees reprinted as a CMUP Classic Contemporary edition in 2008. Orlowsky and Jeff Friedman's translation of Memorials: A Selection by Polish Poet Mieczslaw Jastrun was published by Dialogos in 2014.  Her sixth poetry collection titled BAD HARVEST is forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon in fall of 2018.

Danielle Legros Georges is Boston’s Poet Laureate, a role in which she serves as an advocate for poetry, language, and the arts. She is the author of two collections of poetry, Maroon and The Dear Remote Nearness of You, the chapbook Letters from Congo, and is the editor of City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems. Legros Georges is also the recipient of the Sheila Motton Book Prize, The Pen New England Discovery Award, and fellowships from the Boston Foundation, the Black Metropolis Research Consortium, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  She teaches in the Joiner Institute’s Summer Writer’s Workshop, and as a Professor in the Creative Arts in Learning Division of Lesley University.

Kathleen Aguero’s most recent book of poetry is After That (Tiger Bark Books). Her other poetry collections include Investigations: The Mystery of the Girl Sleuth, Daughter Of, The Real Weather, and Thirsty Day. She has also co-edited three volumes of multi-cultural literature for the University of Georgia Press (A Gift of Tongues, An Ear to the Ground, and Daily Fare) and is consulting poetry editor of Solstice Literary Magazine. She teaches the low-residency M.F.A. program at Pine Manor College and in Changing Lives through Literature, an alternative sentencing program, and runs Creative Writing for Caregivers workshops in both academic and community settings.