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Author Events

Jennifer Maier

Now, Now

April 18, 7:30 p.m.
Open Books
2414 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103

 

Joan Naviyuk Kane

Hyperboreal

April 25, 7 – 9 p.m.
Alaska Quarterly Review Spring/Summer 2014 edition launch
Tap Root
3300 Spenard Road
Anchorage, AK 99503


Robin Becker

Tiger Heron

April 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Carlow University Kresge Theatre
With Jody Bolz
3333 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Richard Blanco

Looking for The Gulf Hotel

April 26, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Seattle Public Library
Queen Anne Branch
400 W. Garfield St.
Seattle, WA 98119


Rick Hilles

A Map of the Lost World

April 26
Southern Kentucky Book Fest
Knicely Conference Center
654 Campbell Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Kasey Jueds

Keeper

April 27, 2 p.m.
Henry M. Gunn High School
with author Tarn Wilson
780 Arastradero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306

May 1, 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Flash at Moe's Books
2476 Telegraph Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704


Kathleen George

The Johnstown Girls

April 28, 6:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library-North Side
1230 Federal St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Barbara Hamby

On the Street of Divine Love

May 2, 4 p.m. and May 3, 7 p.m.
The Moorman Symposium
“A New Tradition: New York School Poetry and the South”
With Billy Collins, David Lehman, Denise Duhamel and David Kirby
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39405



Denise Duhamel

Blowout

May 2, 4 p.m. and May 3, 7 p.m.
The Moorman Symposium
“A New Tradition: New York School Poetry and the South”
With Billy Collins, David Lehman, Barbara Hamby and David Kirby
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39405

Teresa Leo

Bloom in Reverse

May 13, 7:30 p.m.
Painted Bride Quarterly Reading Series
Black Sheep Pub
247 S. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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Announcements

Congratulations to Pitt poets Denise Duhamel and Paisley Rekdal, recently announced as recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships for 2014.

Congratulations to our 2011 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize winner, Dore Kiesselbach, author of Salt Pier: Alberto Rios selected a submission of his work, which consisted largely of poems from Salt Pier, as this year’s winner of the Poetry Society of America's Robert H. Winner Memorial Award. The honor includes a $2,500 prize.

Congratulations to Afaa Michael Weaver, 2014 winner of the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for his collection The Government of Nature. The award, sponsored by Claremont Graduate University and given annually to a mid-career poet, is one of the largest monetary poetry prizes in the United States. Read the announcement.

Congratulations are also due to Anthony Wallace, a finalist for the 2014 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction for his short story collection The Old Priest. The collection was the 2013 winner of UPP’s Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

University of Pittsburgh Press congratulates Thomas Rickert, whose book, Ambient Rhetoric, received the 2014 CCCC Outstanding Book Award.

The winner of our 2014 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for short fiction is Kent Nelson of Ouray, Colorado. Nelson’s manuscript, The Spirit Bird: Short Stories, was selected by final judge David Guterson. It will be published by the University of Pittsburgh Press this fall. Read the press release.

 

 

 

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