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Friday, October 12 • 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Poetry Night Out

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Enjoy an evening of poetry with four writers from around the country. Aaron McCollough is the author of several poetry collections, including the most recent, Rank, “in which forces of nature, mind, spirit, and language partake of each other in vibrant and shifting ways.” Jennifer Chang is the author of Some Say the Lark, which Natasha Trethewey calls “a piercing meditation, rooted in loss and longing, and manifest in dazzling leaps of the imagination—the familiar world rendered strange." Lindsay Bernal is the author of What It Doesn't Have to Do With. Jericho Brown says, "The humor of Lindsay Bernal is rife with allusion to the history of American poetry tradition and cut with merciless self-reflection....These poems question what we take for granted about language and the ways our own words can bind us...."  Danielle Cadena Deulen is the author of Our Emotions Get Carried Away Beyond Us, which Denise Duhamel calls “fiercely intelligent… Deulen's poems are slippery pronouncements of our ever-allusive present which is co-opted by nostalgia for our past… and anxiety for our future.”

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Lindsay Bernal

Lindsay Bernal’s poetry collection, What It Doesn’t Have to Do With, published by the University of Georgia Press, won the 2017 National Poetry Series competition. Her poems have appeared in Blackbird, Conjunctions Online, Gulf Coast, OVERSOUND, Tikkun, and other journals. For... Read More →
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Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang is the author of The History of Anonymity and Some Say the Lark, which was long-listed for the PEN Open Book Award and won the 2018 William Carlos Williams Award. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including American Poetry Review, The Nation, The New... Read More →
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Danielle Cadena Deulen

Danielle Cadena Deulen is the author of three books: The Riots (U. of Georgia Press, 2011), which won the AWP Prize in Creative Nonfiction AWP Prize in Creative Nonfiction and the GLCA New Writers AwardLovely Asunder (U. of Arkansas Press, 2011), which won the Miller William... Read More →
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Aaron McCollough

Aaron McCollough was raised in Tennessee. He currently works as the Scholarly Communication and Open Access Publishing Lead at George Mason University Library and lives in Washington, DC. He is also the co-publisher, with Karla Kelsey, of SplitLevel Texts. Previously, he was the Librarian for English Literature and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, the Editorial Director at the University of Michigan Press, and the Head of the Scholarly Communication and Publishing unit at the University of Illinois Library.McCol... Read More →

Friday October 12, 2018 6:00pm - 7:45pm EDT
Epicure Cafe