Where actors, poets and writers read
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills
320 Sawkill Road, Kingston, NY
Series Founder and Host: Annie LaBarge
Saturday, September 8, 7:00 pm
$5 suggested donation
Shira Dentz is the author of five full-length books and two chapbooks, most recently, door of thin skins and how do i net thee. Her writing has appeared in Poetry, The American Poetry Review, The Iowa Review, New American Writing, and Brooklyn Rail, and featured at The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series, NPR, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily. She is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets’ Prize, the Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem and Cecil Hemley Memorial Awards, Electronic Poetry Review’s Discovery Award, and Painted Bride Quarterly’s Poetry Prize. She is currently Special Features Editor at Tarpaulin Sky, and teaches creative writing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
Susan Lewis is the author of ten books and chapbooks, including her new collection, Zoom, winner of the Washington Prize. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and published in numerous journals and anthologies including Boston Review, The Brooklyn Rail, New American Writing, The New Orleans Review, Raritan, Verse, and Web Conjunctions. She’s the founding editor of Posit, an online journal of literature and art. Her collaborations with composer Jonathan Golove have been recorded and performed at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie’s Weill Hall, and her collaborations with artist Melissa Stern have been exhibited at galleries and museums across the US.