Poets in Print

November 2016: Rochelle Hurt and Sarah Rose Nordgren

Saturday, November 12, 2016

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Rochelle Hurt and Sarah Rose Nordgren with broadsides by Olivia Timmons and Deborah Mattson


Nordgren by Timmons

Poet: Sarah Rose Nordgren
Artist: Olivia Timmons
Poem: Mother, Pressed



Hurt by Mattson

Poet: Rochelle Hurt
Artist: Deborah Mattson
Poem: Self Portait from Neverstill, Oregon



Rochelle Hurt

Rochelle Hurt is the author of two poetry collections: In Which I Play the Runaway (2016), winner of the Barrow Street Book Prize, and The Rusted City, published in the Marie Alexander Series from White Pine Press (2014). She is the recipient of awards from Crab Orchard Review, Arts & Letters, Hunger Mountain, Phoebe, Poetry International, the Vermont Studio Center, Wildacres, and the Jentel Artist Residency Program. Her work has appeared in Best New Poets, Crazyhorse, Black Warrior Review, Mid-American Review, and elsewhere. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Cincinnati.

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Sarah Rose Nordgren is the author of Best Bones (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. Among her awards are fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. Her poems and essays appear widely in journals such as American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Copper Nickel, Agni, and Ploughshares. Native to North Carolina, Nordgren is currently a doctoral student in poetry at the University of Cincinnati and Associate Editor at 32 Poems.