Poets in Print

January 2009: Tara Bray, Aaron McCollough & Jennifer Sweeney

Saturday, November 21, 2009

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Tara Bray, Aaron McCollough & Jennifer Sweeney with broadsides by Katie Platte.



Bray, McCollough, Sweeney by Platte

Poet: Tara Bray, Aaron McCollough, Jennifer Sweeney
Artist: Katie Platte
Poem: No Wisdom, No Grave Can Hold My Body Down, In Flight



Tara Bray

Tara Bray received an MFA from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Her poems have appeared in The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Third Coast, Green Mountains Review, Crab Orchard Review, Puerto Del Sol, and elsewhere. In 2006, she was awarded a State of Nevada Individual Artist Fellowship and a Sierra Arts Foundation Literary Artist Grant. She currently resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with her husband, poet William Notter, and their daughter.

Aaron McCollough

Aaron McCollough’s third book of poems, Little Ease, is available from Ahsahta Press. His other books include Double Venus (Salt, 2003) and Welkin (Ahsahta, 2002). McCollough’s poems have appeared in or are forthcoming in Volt, Jacket, Denver Quarterly, Slope, Colorado Review, LIT, American Letters & Commentary, Verse, Typo, and other periodicals.

Jennifer K. Sweeney

Jennifer K. Sweeney is the author of Salt Memory, winner of the 2006 Main Street Rag Poetry Award. She won the 2007 poetry prize from The Ledge. Twice-nominated for a Pushcart Prize, her poems have appeared in: Subtropics, Barrow Street, Crab Orchard, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hunger Mountain, Puerto del Sol, Spoon River and others. She serves as assistant editor for DMQ Review and is newly relocated to Michigan from San Francisco with her husband, poet Chad Sweeney.