Some very exciting voices in poetry!
On Saturday, November 2nd at 4 PM, Carmichael's will host a poetry reading with Kiki Petrosino, Jessica Farquhar, A.E. Watkins, and Dan Rosenberg.
Kiki Petrosino teaches creative writing at the University of Louisville and co-edits the independent online poetry journal Transom with Dan Rosenberg. Her debut collection, "Fort Red Border," was praised by The Believer and shortlisted for the 2009 Foreward Book of the Year in Poetry. Her new collection is entitled "Hymn for the Black Terrific."
Jessica Farquhar holds an MFA in Poetry from Purdue, where she was the assistant director of Creative Writing. You can find her poems in recent or future issues of Catch Up, Transom, and Lumberyard; reviews and interviews in Sycamore Review.
A.E. Watkins is a graduate of the St. Mary's College of California MFA Program and currently attends Purdue University, where he is pursuing a Ph.D. in nineteenth-century British literature. "Dear, Companion," his first collection of poetry, was runner up for the 2011 American Poetry Journal Book Prize. His poems and reviews have appeared in Barrow Street, Copper Nickel, Denver Quarterly, Hayden's Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, Sycamore Review, and elsewhere.
Dan Rosenberg's book "The Crushing Organ," won the 2011 American Poetry Journal Book Prize. His poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in several journals, including Pleiades, American Letters & Commentary, Subtropics, and Gulf Coast. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he co-edits the poetry journal Transom with Kiki Petrosino.
We hope you'll be able to join us!