Poets in Print

November 2019: Mary Biddinger and Amorak Huey

Saturday, November 16, 2019

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

The Authors

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Mary Biddinger

Mary Biddinger is the author of six full-length poetry collections, including Small Enterpriseand Partial Genius, both with Black Lawrence Press. She teaches literature and creative writing at The University of Akron and NEOMFA program, and edits the Akron Series in Poetry for The University of Akron Press. Poems have recently appeared or are coming soon in Court GreenPoetryTupelo Quarterly, and Waxwing, among others. Biddinger has been the recipient of three Individual Excellence Awards in poetry from the Ohio Arts Council, and received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 2015. She is currently at work on a new manuscript of small poems about ordinary things. 


Amorak Huey

Amorak Huey, a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, is author of the poetry collections Boom Box (Sundress, 2019), Seducing the Asparagus Queen (Cloudbank, 2018), and Ha Ha Ha Thump (Sundress, 2015), as well as the chapbooks The Insomniac Circus (Hyacinth Girl, 2014) and A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road (Porkbelly, 2016). He is co-author with W. Todd Kaneko of the textbook Poetry: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (Bloomsbury, 2018) and teaches writing at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. His poems appear in The Best American Poetry, American Poetry Review, Columbia Review, The Southern Review, and many other print and online journals.


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