R193. Hot off the Presses: A Reading by Copper Canyon Poets

Willow Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor
Thursday, February 27, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm


An event featuring the freshest work by Copper Canyon poets, with an introduction by executive editor Michael Wiegers. Hear poetry from the newest collections on the market by a diverse group of voices.



Michael Wiegers, a veteran of independent literary publishing for over two decades, is the Executive Editor of Copper Canyon Press, and the Poetry Editor of Narrative magazine. He translates poetry from Spanish and has edited poetry books from around the globe at every stage in their careers.

Marianne Boruch's recent collection of poems, The Book of Hours, won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 2013. Her eighth book, Cadaver, Speak, is due out in 2014. Author of a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler, and two essay collections on poetry, she teaches at Purdue University and Warren Wilson College.

Ellen Bass's poetry books include Like A Beggar, The Human Line, and Mules of Love. Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, and the New Republic. She is co-author of The Courage to Heal and Free Your Mind. She teaches in the MFA program at Pacific University.

Mark Bibbins is the author of three books of poems, the most recent of which is They Don't Kill You Because They're Hungry, They Kill You Because They're Full. He teaches at The New School and Columbia University and edits the poetry section of The Awl.

Matthew Zapruder is an editor for Wave Books, and teaches poetry as a member of the Core Faculty of the MFA Program at St. Mary's College of California. His newest book of poems, Sun Bear, will be published by Copper Canyon in spring 2014.


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Kansas City Convention Center