S189. New Books from Dos Madres Press

Cody D. Todd Memorial Stage, Sponsored by USC, Exhibit Halls D & E, Convention Center, Level Two
Saturday, February 11, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm


This poetry reading features Dos Madres Press authors whose books have been published in the past year, including Marriage Map by Owen Lewis; Be(longing) by Nancy Kassell; Learn to Love Explosives by Geoffrey Woolf; Woman at the Cusp of Twilight by Daniel Shapiro; and Meteor Shower by Anne Whitehouse. The reading also celebrates the publication of the anthology, Realms of the Mothers: The First Decade of Dos Madres Press.



Owen Lewis is the winner of the 2016 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry & Medicine andthe 2016 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award. He is professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and the author of four poetry collections: March in San Miguel, Sometimes Full of Daylight, Best Man, and the forthcoming Marriage Map.

Nancy Kassell is the author of two books of poetry, Text(isles) and Be(longing), and of a feminist cultural study. She is a former professor of classics and a founding member of The Writers' Room of Boston.

Geoffrey Woolf's collections include Learn to Love Explosives, Bogeyman, and When You're Not Here I Notice Things. He is English and literature chair at Cincinnati State College, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and Creighton University's Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution.

Anne Whitehouse is the author of six poetry collections—The Surveyor’s Hand, Blessings and Curses, Bear in Mind, One Sunday Morning, The Refrain, and Meteor Shower—and a novel, Fall Love. Her poems, fictions, essays, and reviews have appeared in publications throughout the English-speaking world.

Daniel Shapiro (MFA, University of Montana) is author of The Red Handkerchief and Other Poems and Woman at the Cusp of Twilight, and the translator of Cipango by Tomas Harris. He is editor of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas at the City College of New York, CUNY.


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