R167. CANCELLED: The Poetics of Addiction

E145, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Thursday, March 28, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am


Event cancelled per organizer request.



Katie Marya is a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her work has appeared in the Rio Review, North American Review, Southern Indiana Review, and Five Points—as the recipient of the James Dickey Prize for Poetry.

Gregory Pardlo's ​collection​, Digest, won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He has received Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Arts, and New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships. Author of the essay collection Air Traffic, he teaches in the Rutgers-Camden MFA program.

Michael Schmeltzer earned an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop. Along with Meghan McClure, he wrote the epistolary memoir A Single Throat Opens, a lyric exploration of addiction and family. Schmeltzer's debut poetry book Blood Song is a Washington State Book Award Finalist.

Airea D. Matthews is the author of Simulacra, winner of the 2016 Yale Series of Younger Poets. A past recipient of the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, she teaches at Bryn Mawr College.

Katie Schmid's chapbook Forget Me, Hit Me, Let Me Drink Great Quantities of Clear, Evil Liquor was the winner of the Split Lip Press Turnbuckle Chapbook contest. A past AWP Intro Journals award winner, she is a PhD student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

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