Please join us at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (3711 Clifton Ave.) on Thursday, July 14th at 7PM. We'll be hearing from the following poets:
Adam Day's chapbook, Badger, Apocrypha was published by the Poetry Society of America in 2011. He is the recipient of a 2011 Pushcart Prize, and has been nominated for a 2011 PEN Emerging Writers Award. His work has appeared in the The Kenyon Review, Boston Review, AGNI, APR, Guernica, and elsewhere, and included in Best New Poets 2008. He coordinates The Baltic Writing Residency in Latvia, is an editor for the literary journals, Memorious and Catch Up, and is Writer-in-Residence at Earlham College.
Pauletta Hansel’s poetry collections include Divining (WovenWord Press, 2002) What I Did There (Dos Madres Press, 2011includes the 2007 chapbook First Person) and The Lives We Live in Houses (Forthcoming, Wind Publications, Fall 2011). Her work has been featured recently in journals including ABZ Journal, Southern Women’s Review, Still: The Journal, The Mom Egg, and Appalachian Journal, and anthologized in Motif: Come What May and Boomtown: the Queens MFA Tenth Anniversary Celebratory Anthology. She works as Co-Director of Grailville Retreat and Program Center in Loveland, OH, where she also facilitates poetry programs, and leads various writing classes and workshops around the region. She is a current editor of Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel, the literary publication of Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative. Pauletta received her MFA from Queens University of Charlotte in 2011.
Jeff Hipsher is the founding member of the artist collective The Gold County Paper Mill. His work has previously appeared in or is forthcoming from Fork Lift Ohio, iO Poetry, Caketrain, elimae, The Alice Blue Review and others. In 2010 he received an honorable mention in Sarabande's Flo Gault Poetry Prize. He is the head editor of Catch Up ( www.catch-up.us ), a journal of comics and literature.