Poets in Print

March 2014: Tarfia Faizullah & Brian Russell

Saturday, March 8, 2014

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Tarfia Faizullah & Brian Russell with broadsides by Laurel Premo & Honore Lee.



Russell by Lee

Poet: Brian Russell
Artist: Honore Lee
Poem: X-Ray



Faizullah by Premo

Poet: Tarfia Faizullah
Artist: Laurel Premo
Poem: Instructions for the Interviewer



Tarfia Faizullah

Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014), winner of the 2012 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems appear in American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, The Southern Review, Massachusetts Review, Ninth Letter, New England Review, Washington Square, and elsewhere. A Kundiman fellow, she received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and is the recipient of an AWP Intro Journals Project Award, a Ploughshares Cohen Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Copper Nickel Poetry Prize, a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Sewanee Writers’ Conference, fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop and Vermont Studio Center, and other honors.

Brian Russell

Brian Russell is the author of The Year of What Now (Graywolf, 2013), winner of the 2012 Bakeless Prize for Poetry. Brian serves as managing editor for Phantom Limb Press. He lives in Chicago.