Poets in Print

January 2012: Jennifer Perrine & Glen Shaheen

Saturday, January 28, 2012

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Jennifer Perrine & Glen Shaheen with broadsides by Paddy Aidan & Chad Andrews.



Perrine by Aidan

Poet: Jennifer Perrine
Artist: Paddy Aidan
Poem: When the Dazzle isn’t Gradual



Shaheen by Andrews

Poet: Glenn Shaheen
Artist: Chad Andrews
Poem: The Things We Own and the Things We Wish to Own



Jennifer Perrine

Jennifer Perrine‘s first collection of poems, The Body Is No Machine (New Issues, 2007), won the 2008 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Poetry. Her second book, In the Human Zoo (University of Utah Press, 2011), won the 2010 Agha Shahid Ali Prize. Her individual poems have received prizes from Bellingham Review, Third Coast and Robinson Jeffer’s Tor House. Perrine lives in Des Moines, Iowa, where she organizes the Younger American Poets Reading Series. www.jenniferperrine.org

Glenn Shaheen

Glenn Shaheen received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and currently lives in Michigan, where he co-edits the journal NANO Fiction. His book of poems, Predatory, won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, and is available from the University of Pittsburgh Press. Additionally, he presently serves on the board of directors for the Radius of Arab-American Writers, Inc. www.glennshaheen.com