S223. Autumn House Press: 20th Anniversary Reading
Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Michael Simms founded Autumn House Press in 1998 and served as editor in chief until 2015 when he started Vox Populi, a public sphere for politics and poetry. Simms is the author of The Fire-eater, The Happiness of Animals, and Black Stone, and he has been the lead editor of over 100 published books.
Jane Satterfield has published five books, including Apocalypse Mix, winner of the 2016 Autumn House Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of an NEA poetry fellowship, the 49th Parallel Poetry Prize, Ledbury Festival Poetry Prize, and more. She is an associate professor at Loyola University Maryland.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley’s five collections of poetry include When the Wanderers Come Home; Where the Road Turns; and Becoming Ebony. A survivor of the Liberian civil war, Patricia’s poems explore war and survival. She is associate professor of English and creative writing at Penn State Altoona.