I’m super excited to have Joy Katz and Kevin Prufer on campus to read and talk on Tuesday Feb. 21 @ 7pm in the Holt Center. (corner of Shook and Oakmont) The reading is free and open to the public. Come on out!
Here’s a poem.
Joy Katz is the author of three poetry collections, The Garden Room (2006), Fabulae (2002), and a forthcoming volume, Just a Second Ago, to appear from Four Way in 2013. She is also co-editor of the acclaimed anthology Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems (2007). Honors for her writing include a 2011 NEA fellowship, a Pushcart prize, a Stegner fellowship, and the Nadya Aisenberg fellowship at the MacDowell Colony. Her poems are anthologized in The Best American Poetry and appear in such journals as American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere. She has taught literature and poetry at The New School and NYU and currently teaches in the graduate writing program at the University of Pittsburgh.
Kevin Prufer is the author of five books of poetry and the editor of four anthologies, the most recent of which are In a Beautiful Country (Four Way Books, 2011), National Anthem (Four Way Books, 2008), New European Poets (Graywolf Press, 2008; w/ Wayne Miller) and Dunstan Thompson: on the Life and Work of a Lost American Master (Unsung Masters Series, 2010; w/ D. A. Powell). Prufer is also Editor-at-Large of Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.