Reading – October 23rd, 2015 at 8:00PM
Burt Kimmelman’s eighth collection of poetry, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1983 – 2013 (BlazeVOX), appeared in 2013. A new collection, Abandoned Angel (Marsh Hawk Press), is due out in 2016. His poems have been featured on National Public Radio and are often anthologized, and he has been interviewed both in print and online. He teaches literary and cultural studies at New Jersey Institute of Technology, and has published a number of critical books and more than a hundred articles on literature and other matters. More information about him and samples of his work can be found at BurtKimmelman.com.
Stephanie Strickland’s 7th book of poems is Dragon Logic, published by Ahsahta Press; her 8th, V : WaveTercets / Losing L’una, is published by SpringGun Press and accompanied by the free Vniverse app for iPad, created with Ian Hatcher. Her awards include two Di Castagnola Prizes from The Poetry Society, the Sandeen and Brittingham Awards, NEH and NEA Awards, and the Boston Review, Pushcart, and Best American Poetry prizes. She has collaborated on 10 digital poems, most recently Sea and Spar Between, House of Trust, and Hours of the Night. A member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Literature Organization, she co-edited Electronic Literature Collection Volume 1. For more information about her work, http://stephaniestrickland.com.