Jun 302017

Poets in Print: KBAC Gallery, Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:00pmDaneen Wardrop web

Daneen Wardrop has authored three books of poetry, The Odds of Being, Cyclorama, and Life as It, which received the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Award. A forthcoming book of poems, Silk Road, will appear in 2018. In addition, she has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Robert H. Winner Award from the Poetry Society of America. Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, AGNI, Michigan Quarterly Review, North American Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She has also authored several books of literary criticism, most often about Emily Dickinson.





Laura Kasischke headshotwebPoet and novelist Laura Kasischke was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Michigan. Her books of poetry include Wild Brides (1992), Fire and Flower (1998), Dance and Disappear (2002), Gardening in the Dark (2004), Lilies Without (2007), Space, in Chains (2011), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Where Now (2017). Kasischke has won numerous awards for her poetry, including the Juniper Prize, the Beatrice Hawley Award, the Alice Fay DiCastagnola Award, the Bobst Award for Emerging Writers, and the Rilke Poetry Prize from the University of North Texas. She has also won several Pushcart Prizes, as well as received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.



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May 302017

Poets in Print: KBAC Gallery, Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:00pm

Tigue Author PhotowebLindsay Tigue is the author of System of Ghosts, which was the winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, was shortlisted for Julie Suk Award, and was a finalist for the Foreword INDIES Book Award and the Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award for a book by a debut author. She is a graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University and is a current PhD student in Creative Writing at the University of Georgia. She is originally from Michigan and now lives in Athens, Georgia.




Barngrover Author Photo webAnne Barngrover is the author of two books of poetry, Brazen Creature (forthcoming 2018, University of Akron Press) and Yell Hound Blues (Shipwreckt Books, 2013), and co-author, with poet Avni Vyas, of the chapbook Candy in Our Brains (CutBank, 2014). Her poems have appeared in EcotoneCrazyhorseCopper NickelIndiana Review, and others. Anne earned her MFA from Florida State University and her PhD from University of Missouri. She is an assistant professor of Creative Writing and English at Saint Leo University and lives in Tampa, Florida.





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Apr 302017

Poets in Print: KBAC Gallery, Saturday, April 14, 2018,  7:00pm

Mark Wagenaar
is the 2016 winner of Red Hen Press’s Benjamin Saltman Prize, for his forthcoming book Southern Tongues Leave Us Shining. His first two, The Body Distances (A Hundred Blackbirds Rising), and Voodoo Inverso, won UMass Press’s Juniper Prize & U of Wisconsin Press’s Pollak Prize, respectively. He has also won a number of poetry prizes, including the James Wright Prize and the Pablo Neruda Prize. His poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from The New Yorker, Tin House, 32 Poems, Field, Southern Review, Image, & many others. He is currently serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Valparaiso University. 




webChelsea Wagenaar is the author of Mercy Spurs the Bone (Anhinga 2015), selected for the 2013 Philip Levine Prize.  She holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas.  Her poems appear recently and are forthcoming in The Southern Review, Poetry Northwest, Cave Wall, and Arkansas International.  She is at work on a second book of poems and teaches at Valparaiso University, where she is a postdoctoral Lilly Fellow. 


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