R248. Furies for Muses: The Poetry of Anger
Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Heather June Gibbons is the author of Her Mouth as Souvenir, winner of the 2017 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize and forthcoming from the University of Utah Press. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, she teaches at San Francisco State University and in the community.
Vievee Francis is the author of three poetry collections, Blue-Tail Fly, Horse in the Dark, and Forest Primeval. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry (2010, 2014, 2017), and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry among other places.
Barbara Jane Reyes is the author of Invocation to Daughters, Diwata, Poeta en San Francisco, and others. She teaches in the Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program at University of San Francisco.
Cate Marvin teaches at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Her most recent book of poems is Oracle.
Vanessa Angélica Villarreal was born in the Rio Grande Valley, borderlands to formerly undocumented Mexican immigrants. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Southern California, a CantoMundo Fellow, and the author of the mythic hybrid poetry collection, Beast Meridian.