Poets in Print

September 2015: S. Marie Clay & Kathleen McGookey

Saturday, September 19, 2015

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

S. Marie Clay & Kathleen McGookey with broadsides by Sue Caulfield and Erica Barajas.



Clay by Barajas

Poet: S. Marie Clay
Artist: Erica Barajas
Poem: from The Five Functions of Bird Song 3. Good Day



McGookey by Caulfield

Poet: Kathleen McGookey
Artist: Sue Caulfield
Poem: Here, Where I Am, in October




S. Marie Clay

S. Marie Clay is a PhD student at Western Michigan University where she teaches creative writing and currently serves as the head editor of Third Coast and Black Tongue Review. She is the author of Strange Couple from the Land of Dot and Line (Orange Monkey Publishing, 2014) and her work has been featured in Tupelo Quarterly, Juked, Phoebe, Eleven Eleven, Drunken Boat, Columbia Poetry Review, Best of Kore Press, H_NGM_N, Forklift Ohio, Apercus Quarterly, Ghost Town Literary Magazine and others.


Kathleen McGookey

Kathleen McGookey’s work has appeared in journals including The Antioch Review, Boston Review, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Epoch, Field, Indiana Review, The Laurel Review, Ploughshares, The Prose Poem:  An International Journal, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, Seneca Review, West Branch, and Willow Springs.  She is the author of Whatever Shines, October Again, and Mended, and the translator of We’ll See, by French prose poet Georges Godeau.  Her book Stay is forthcoming from Press 53 in fall 2015; her book At the Zoo is forthcoming from White Pine Press in spring 2017.  She has received grants from the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation, the Arts Fund of Kalamazoo County, and the Sustainable Arts Foundation.  She has taught at Hope College, Interlochen Arts Academy, and Western Michigan University.