Outside on the covered patio, THE HOT L POETS SERIES continues with poets Alicia Ostriker & Adam Vines! The reading series is co-sponsored by Smartish Pace magazine and Baltimore Poets Theater. The reading includes two featured poets along with an open mic so bring a poem (1 poem, 3 min. or less).
Alicia Ostriker has published 19 books and chapbooks of poetry, been twice nominated for the National Book Award, and has twice received the National Jewish Book Award for Poetry, among other honors. Her most recent poetry collections are Waiting for the Light and The Volcano Sequence and After: Selected and New Poems 2002-2019 (University of Pittsburgh Press). Her work has appeared in many publications including Smartish Pace. She was New York State Poet 2018-2021. An online collection of essays on her work is located at: https://scalar.usc.edu/.../everywoman.../essays-on-ostriker
Adam Vines is professor of English and director of Creative Writing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. His latest collection of poetry is Lures (LSU Press, 2022), and he has published poems in Smartish Pace, The Southern Review, The Kenyon Review, and Poetry, among other journals. He is editor of Birmingham Poetry Review, which won the 2020 AWP Small Press Award for literary journals
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