Wednesday Mar 29

FGE - Poetry May 2010

Featured Guest Editor - Mihaela Moscaliuc

Moscaliuc Mihaela Moscaliuc was born and raised in Romania, and came to the United States in 1996 to complete graduate work in American literature.  Her poetry collection, Father Dirt (winner of the Kinereth Gensler Award) appeared from Alice James Books in 2010,

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Joan Larkin - Poetry

Larkin Joan Larkin’s most recent book, My Body: New and Selected Poems (Hanging Loose Press) received the Publishing Triangle’s 2008 Audre Lorde Award.  Larkin teaches in the Drew University M.F.A. Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation.

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Guy Jean - Poetry Translated by Ilya Kaminsky

GuyJean Guy Jean resides in Gatineau, Quebec, where he is much involved in the development and promotion of literature. He collaborates in creative and translation projects with artists and poets in Quebec, USA and Europe. He has just recently published his seventh book of poems.

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Aracelis Girmay - Poetry

Girmay Aracelis Girmay is the author of the collage-based picture book, changing, changing, and the collection of poems entitled Teeth. She is a Cave Canem Fellow and board member of the Acentos Foundation. Girmay grew up in Santa Ana, California and currently lives in Brooklyn.

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Jennifer K. Sweeney - Poetry

Sweeney Jennifer K. Sweeney’s second poetry collection, How to Live on Bread and Music, received the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of America Poets and the 2009 Perugia Press Prize.  Her first book, Salt Memory, won the 2006 Main Street Rag Poetry Award.  Nominated six times for a Pushcart Prize,

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Gregory Djanikian - Poetry

Djanikian Gregory Djanikian was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1949 of Armenian parentage and came to the United States when he was eight years old.  He has published five collections of poetry, all with Carnegie Mellon UP, the most recent of which is So I Will Till the Ground

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Kurt Brown - Poetry

Brown Kurt Brown founded the Aspen Writers' Conference and  Writers' Conferences & Centers (a national association of directors).  His poems have appeared in many literary periodicals, and he is the editor of several anthologies including Blues for Bill, for the late William Matthews

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George Bilgere - Poetry

Bilgere George Bilgere’s most recent book of poems is The White Museum, chosen by Alicia Ostriker for the 2010 Autumn House Poetry Series.  Bilgere won the May Swenson Poetry Award in 2006 for Haywire (Utah State UP).  He teaches at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Sholeh Wolpé - Poetry

Wolpe Sholeh Wolpé is the author of Rooftops of Tehran (Red Hen Press), Sin—Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad (U of Arkansas P), and The Scar Saloon (Red Hen Press).  She is the associate editor of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East (Norton, 2010),

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