S231. The Art of Trauma
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Susan Ayres, a poet and translator, is an MFA candidate of Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. As a professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, she researches intersections between law, literature, and culture.
Wendy Chin-Tanner is the author of two poetry collections: Turn, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Awards and Anyone Will Tell You. A former academic in sociology, she is a founding editor at Kin Poetry Journal and poetry editor at The Nervous Breakdown.
Alice Anderson's first poetry collection Human Nature won the NYU Prize and the Great Lakes Colleges Associations Best First Book Prize. Her second collection is The Watermark. A memoir, Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away is forthcoming.
Valerie Martínez's books of poetry include Absence, Luminescent, And They Called It Horizon, World to World, and Each and Her. She was the Poet Laureate of Santa Fe, NM from 2008–2010. Martinez is currently the Director of History and Literary Arts at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
C. Russell Price is an Appalachian, genderqueer, punk poet. Their chapbook Tonight, We Fuck The Trailer Park Out of Each Other explores class, race, sexuality, and gender in the South. They currently live and perform in Chicago where they teach creative writing at Northwestern University.