R257. Women of Copper Canyon Press: A Reading and Discussion

Auditorium Room 1, Level 1
Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm

 

A reading and discussion by a group of female authors who have published with Copper Canyon Press over the past decade. Hear these acclaimed poets read new work and share their insights on writing, teaching, and crafting a book. Audiences will listen to a brief reading from the authors before they participate in a discussion with the managing editor of Copper Canyon. 

Moderator:

Tonaya Thompson

Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Our Andromeda, a finalist for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her other books are Human Dark with Sugar, winner of the James Laughlin Award, and Interior with Sudden Joy. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Harper's, McSweeney’s, the Nation, the New Yorker, and the Paris Review. She is a 2013 Guggenheim Foundation fellow and assistant professor of English in the MFA program at Rutgers University at Newark.

Deborah Landau is the author of three collections of poetry: The Uses of the Body, The Last Usable Hour, and Orchidelirium. Her poems have appeared recently in the Paris Review, Tin House, Boston Review, and The New York Times. She directs the creative writing program at New York University.

Natalie Diaz is Mojave and Pima. She was awarded the 2012 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Literature Fellowship, a 2012 Lannan Residency, and a 2012 Lannan Literary Fellowship. Her first book, When My Brother Was an Aztec, was published in 2012.

Erin Belieu is the author of four poetry collections, including Slant Six. Recent poems have appeared in the New Yorker and Ploughshares. She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Florida State University and is the co-founder of VIDA: Women In Literary Arts. 

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