S266. Hair as Myth and Metaphor: Five Women Poets on Cultural Transgression
Saturday, March 10, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Nicole Santalucia teaches creative writing at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania and she brings poetry workshops into the local prisons, nursing homes, and other underserved groups. Her books of poetry include Because I Did Not Die and Driving Yourself to Jail in July.
Jan Beatty’s five books of poetry include Jackknife: New and Selected, The Switching Yard, and Red Sugar. Beatty hosts Prosody on Public Radio featuring national writers. She directs creative writing at Carlow University, Madwomen in the Attic workshops, and she is interim director of the MFA program.
Shara McCallum is the author of five books of poetry, including her most recent collection, Madwoman. Recognition for her work includes an NEA for poetry and Witter Bynner Fellowship. McCallum was director of the Stadler Center for Poetry for fourteen years and now teaches at Penn State University.
Rachel McKibbens is the author of three full-length books of poetry, blud, Into the Dark & Emptying Field, and Pink Elephant, as well as the chapbook Mammoth. She is a two-time New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and founder of the Pink Door Women's Writing Retreat.