R140. “This Possibility of You": Bi+ Visibility in Poetry
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Emilia Phillips (she/her/hers) is the author of three books, including Empty Clip. Her poetry appears in AGNI, Boston Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, and elsewhere. She's an assistant professor of poetry in the MFA writing program at UNC-Greensboro.
Ruth Awad is a Lebanese American poet and the author of Set to Music a Wildfire, which won the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize from SIR Press. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and she won the 2012 and 2013 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize.
Marcelo Hernandez Castillo is a poet, essayist, and translator. He is the author of Cenzontle, winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. Prize, Dulce, and Children of the Land. A CantoMundo Fellow, he cofounded the Undocupoets campaign.
Trace Peterson is a trans woman poet critic. Author of the poetry collection Since I Moved In, she is also founding editor/publisher of EOAGH Books which has won two Lambda Literary Awards, and coeditor of the anthology Troubling the Line, which was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in 2014.
Rosebud Ben-Oni received a 2014 NYFA Fellowship in Poetry and a CantoMundo Fellowship in 2013. She is the author of Solecism, a poetry collection, and an editorial advisor for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.