Fall 2014 Reading Schedule
All readings are held at the Jones Library in Amherst at 3:00 pm
September 21, 2014 Reading with Arda Collins and Matthew Rohrer
Arda Collins is the author of a collection of poems, It Is Daylight (2009), which was awarded the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, A Public Space, The American Poetry Review, jubilat, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of the May Sarton Award from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and holds a PhD from the University of Denver.She has taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and currently teaches at NYU.
Matthew Rohrer is the author of A Hummock in the Malookas, Satellite, A Green Light, Rise Up, A Plate of Chicken, Destroyer and Preserver, and a recent Dikembe Press chapbook A Ship Loaded With Sequins Has Gone Down. He's received the Hopwood Award for poetry and a Pushcart prize, was selected as a National Poetry Series winner, and was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize. He teaches in the creative writing program at NYU and in the NYU Low Res program in Paris, and lives in Brooklyn.
November 9, 2014 Reading with Shane McCrae and Caryl Pagel
December 7, 2014 Reading with Graham Foust and Betsy Wheeler.