Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Spring FELIX Reading Dates

Attention, lovers of poetry!

Here is our Spring FELIX reading schedule:

Thursday, March 11th at 4:30 p.m.
Room 126, Memorial Library

Gabriel Gudding is the author of two books, A Defense of Poetry (Pitt Poetry Series, 2002) and Rhode Island Notebook (Dalkey Archive Press, Nov 2007), a 436 page poem he wrote in his car. His work has been translated into several languages and appears in periodicals such as Harper's Magazine, The Journal of the History of Ideas, New American Writing, in such anthologies as Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present (Scribner), and as translator in such anthologies as The Oxford Anthology of Latin American Poetry, Poems for the Millennium and The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry (University of California Press). He has started creative writing programs in three prisons, holds graduate degrees from Purdue and Cornell universities, and is a professor of creative writing, literature and experimental poetics at Illinois State University.

Thursday, April 8th at 4:30 p.m.
Room 126, Memorial Library

Myung Mi Kim is a professor of English and a core faculty member of the poetics program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Myung Mi Kim is the author of Commons (University of California Press, 2002), DURA (Sun& Moon, 1999), The Bounty (Chax Press, 1996, 2000), and Under Flag (Kelsey Street Press, 1991). The anthologies in which her work has appeared include American Poets in the 21st century: The New American Poetics, Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, Premonitions: Kaya Anthology of New Asian North American Poetry, Making More Waves: New Writing by Asian American Women and other collections. Kim was awarded The Multicultural Publisher’s Exchange Award of Merit for Under Flag (Kelsey Street Press, 1991). She also received a fellowship at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, awards from the Fund for Poetry, a Daesan Foundation Translation Grant, and the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity. She lives in Buffalo, New York.

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