Poets in Print

November 2010: Jake Adam York, Traci Brimhall & Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Saturday, November 13, 2010

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Jake Adam York, Traci Brimhall & Joshua Marie Wilkinson with broadsides by Michelle Webster & Kip Deeds.



York by Webster

Poet: Jake Adam York
Artist: Michelle Webster
Poem: Narcissus Incomparabilis



Brimhall by Deeds

Poet: Traci Brimhall
Artist: Kip Deeds
Poem: Kingdom Come



Jake Adam York

Jake Adam York is the author of three books of poems—Murder Ballads (2005), winner of the Elixir Press Prize in Poetry, A Murmuration of Starlings (2008, Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the Crab Orchard Open Competition and the 2008 Colorado Book Award, and Persons Unknown (2010, Southern Illinois University Press)—and a work of literary history, The Architecture of Address: The Monument and Public Speech in American Poetry (2005, Routledge). Originally from Alabama, he now lives in Denver where he is an associate professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at the University of Colorado Denver. He edits Copper Nickel with his students and colleagues and serves as a contributing editor for Shenandoah.

Traci Brimhall

Traci Brimhall is the author of Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Virginia Quarterly ReviewKenyon ReviewSlateNew England Review, and elsewhere. She is a previous recipient of the Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing.

Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Joshua Marie Wilkinson is the author of two recent books: Selenography (with Polaroids by Tim Rutili) and Poets on Teaching, featuring 99 essays by 101 poets. He lives in Chicago.