Readings & Lectures

Poetry off the Shelf: Erika Meitner, Chen Chen & Geffrey Davis Telling Our Stories: BOA Poets Engaging The World

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Erika Meitner is the author of five books of poems, including Ideal Cities, which was a 2009 National Poetry Series winner, Copia, and Holy Moly Carry Me. Her poems have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Tin House, The New Republic, Virginia Quarterly Review, the Oxford American, Best American Poetry, Ploughshares, and elsewhere.

Chen Chen’s debut poetry collection, When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities, won an A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. His work has been published in Poetry, Gulf Coast, the Indiana Review, Best of the Net, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere.

Geffrey Davis’s debut collection of poems, Revising the Storm, won an A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Named a finalist for the 2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry, Davis has received an Anne Halley Poetry Prize, a Dogwood First Prize in Poetry, a Wabash Prize for Poetry, a Leonard Steinberg Memorial/Academy of American Poets Prize, and fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation and the Penn State Humanities Institute.

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Date
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:00 PM
Location

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission


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