We are excited to announce our first What Where Series of the semester! The reading will be this coming Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, with readings by Megan Kaminski, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Reed Bye. This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!
Megan Kaminski is the author of Desiring Map (Coconut, 2012) and six chapbooks of poetry, including This Place (Dusie, 2013) and Gemology (LRL Textile Series, 2012). Her writing has recently appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Puerto del Sol, Stolen Island, and other journals. She is Assistant Professor of Poetry Writing at the University of Kansas and curates the Taproom Poetry Series in downtown Lawrence, KS.
Ruth Ellen Kocher is the author of Goodbye Lyric: The Gigans and Lovely Gun (Sheep Meadow Press 2014), domina Un/blued (Tupelo Press 2013), One Girl Babylon (New Issues Press 2003), When the Moon Knows You’re Wandering, Winner of the Green Rose Prize in Poetry (New Issues Press 2002), and Desdemona’s Fire winner of the Naomi Long Madget Award for African American Poets (Lotus Press 1999). She is Associate Chair of English and Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Colorado where she teaches innovative Poetry, Poetics, and Literature, a Contributing Editor at Poets & Writers Magazine.
Reed Bye’s most recent books include Catching On (Monkey Puzzle 2013), and Join the Planets: New and Selected Poems (United Artists Books, 2005). A CD of original songs, Broke Even, came out this past summer from Fast Speaking Music. His work has appeared in a number of anthologies including Nice to See You: Homage to Ted Berrigan, Sleeping on the Wing, and Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action. He holds a doctorate in English from the University of Colorado and is working a prosodic study of the poetry of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams.
Please see the flier below for information on all upcoming What Where Series readings!