R219. Voice, Style, Difference
Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
David Baker is a poet, critic, and editor whose recent books include Swift: New and Selected Poems (forthcoming), Show Me Your Environment (essays), and Never-Ending Birds, winner of the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize. The Poetry Editor of Kenyon Review, he teaches at Denison University.
Ann Townsend is a poet and essayist, and author of Dear Delinquent, The Coronary Garden, Dime Store Erotics, and Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry (with David Baker). She directs the Creative Writing Program at Denison University; in 2009, she cofounded VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.
Jos Charles is author of feeld, a winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, and Safe Space, a finalist for the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. She is a recipient of the 2016 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship. Charles has an MFA from the University of Arizona and is pursuing a PhD in English from UC Irvine.
Solmaz Sharif is the author of Look, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her poems have appeared in Granta, the New Republic, Poetry, and elsewhere. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University.