R210. Who Says?
Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Tim Seibles has published several collections of poetry, including Buffalo Head Solos, Fast Animal—a finalist for the National Book Award in 2012—and, most recently, One Turn around The Sun. He is a professor of English at Old Dominion University and the current Poet Laureate of Virginia.
Sarah Browning is cofounder and for ten years was executive director of Split this Rock. Author of Killing Summer and Whiskey in the Garden of Eden and co-editor of three special issues of Poetry magazine, she is the 2019 recipient of the Lillian E. Smith Writer-in-Service Award.
Quenton Baker is a poet and educator from Seattle. His current focus is the fact of blackness in American society. He is the recipient of the 2018 Arts Innovator Award from Artist Trust and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee. He is the author of This Glittering Republic.
Gretchen Primack is the author of three poetry collections, Visiting Days, Kind, and Doris's Red Spaces, and a chapbook, and she is the coauthor of the memoir of Jenny Brown, The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals.
Ailish Hopper is the author of Dark~Sky Society and the chapbook Bird in the Head. Poems have appeared in APR, Ploughshares, Poetry, and Tidal Basin Review; essays on racism in the poetry world in Boston Review, and elsewhere. A MacDowell Fellow and Yaddo grantee, she teaches at Goucher College.