Please join us for an exceptional reading experience on March 10th, 2011 at 7PM at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center, located at 3711 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220. We've got two poets heading over from Michigan just for your pleasure:
L. S.Klatt, was born and raised in Cincinnati. After earning degrees from Wittenberg University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and St. John's College, he graduated from the University of Georgia in 2003 with a PhD in English. His poems have appeared in many magazines,including The Believer, Boston Review, Colorado Review, field, Drunken Boat, jubilat, Verse, Chicago Review, Columbia Poetry Review, SycamoreReview, Denver Quarterly, West Branch, The Cincinnati Review, BellinghamReview, Northwest Review, New Orleans Review, Parthenon West, and Slope. His first book, Interloper, won the 2008 Juniper Prize for Poetry and was published by theUniversity of Massachusetts Press in 2009. His second collection, Cloud of Ink, won the 2010 Iowa Poetry Prize and comes out this month from theUniversity of Iowa Press. He is also the author of an essay on Walt Whitman entitled "The Electric Whitman," which appeared in The Southern Review. He teaches American literature and creative writing at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Chad Sweeney is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Parable of Hide and Seek (Alice James, 2010) and Wolf Milk: Lost Poems of Juan Sweeney, a bilingual edition forthcoming from Forklift Books. His translation (with Mojdeh Marashi) of the Selected Poems of Iranian Poet H.E. Sayeh will appear later this year from White Pine Press. Chad's poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2008, American Poetry Review, Cincinnati Review, Verse Daily, and Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac. He edits Parthenon West Review with David Holler and is a visiting assistant professor at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.