Monday, April 19, 2010

Upcoming Readings Fall 2017

Nov 14, 2017

Wendy Drexler--Wendy Drexler’s third poetry collection, Before There Was Before, was published in March by Iris Press. She is also the author of Western Motel (Turning Point, 2012), and a chapbook, Drive-ins, Gas Stations, the Bright Motels (Pudding House, 2007). Her poems have appeared in Barrow Street, Ibbetson Street, Nimrod, Off the Coast, Prairie Schooner, Salamander, The Mid-American Review, The Hudson Review, The Worcester Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and other journals. Her work has been featured on Verse DailyWBUR’s Cognoscenti, and in numerous anthologies.

Margaret Young--  Margaret Young is the author of the poetry collection " Blight Summer" (Finishing Line Press).  Young grew up in Oberlin, Ohio. After graduating from Yale, she worked in a traveling theater company before earning an M.A. in creative writing at the University of California, Davis.  She has taught and done residencies in many settings, and earned an Individual Artist Grant from the Ohio Arts Council in 2005. Her first poetry collection, Willow from the Willow, was published by Cleveland State University Press in 2002. Her most recent collection, Almond Town, appeared with Bright Hill Press in 2011.  She teaches at Endicott College and was recently appointed to the faculty of the Global Center for Advanced Studies.

Scott Ruescher--  Scott Ruescher won the 2013 Erika Mumford Prize for poetry about travel and international culture from the New England Poetry Club for “Looking for Lorca”—one of the eleven poems in his chapbook Perfect Memory (Finishing Line Press, 2015). Some of the other poems have appeared in Tower Journal, Naugatuck River Review, In My Bed, Harvard Educational Review, and the Larcom Review. His chapbook Sidewalk Tectonics was released by Pudding House Publications in 2009. Ruescher coordinates the Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and teaches in the Boston University Prison Education program