Poets in Print

October 2019: Natalie Eilbert and Hedy Habra

Saturday, October 12, 2019

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

The Authors


Natalie Eilbert

Natalie Eilbert is the author of Indictus, winner of Noemi Press's 2016 Poetry Prize, as well as the poetry collection, Swan Feast (Bloof Books, 2015). Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from POETRYGranta, The Jewish Current, The New YorkerTin HouseThe Kenyon ReviewThe Brooklyn Rail, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2016 Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellowship at University of Wisconsin–Madison and is the founding editor of The Atlas Review. She lives and teaches in Madison, Wisconsin.


Hedy Habra

Hedy Habra has authored three poetry collections, most recently, The Taste of the Earth (Press 53 2019). Tea in Heliopoliswon the USA Best Book Award and was finalist for the International Book Award, and Under Brushstrokes was finalist for the USA Best Book Award and the International Book Award. Her story collection, Flying Carpets, won the Arab American Book Award’s Honorable Mention and was finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. A fourteen-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, her work appears in Cimarron Review, Bitter OleanderFifth Wednesday Journal, Drunken BoatGargoyle, NimrodPoet Lore,and Verse Daily. She has a passion for art and languages and has taught Spanish at Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Her website is hedyhabra.com

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