S260. Reading and Conversation with Linda Hogan, Eric Pankey, and Mary Szybist, Sponsored by Minneapolis Publishers Coffee House Press, Graywolf Press, and Milkweed Editions

Main Auditorium, Level 1
Saturday, April 11, 2015
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm


Minneapolis is known in the literary world as home to Coffee House Press, Graywolf Press, and Milkweed Editions, three of the best independent publishers in the country. They are long respected for their commitment to poetry. To highlight that commitment, Coffee House, Graywolf, and Milkweed are proud to present a reading by award-winning poets Linda Hogan, Eric Pankey, and Mary Szybist. Each will read from their work, and then will be in conversation, introduced and moderated by Rob Casper.


Robert Casper is the head of the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. He previously worked as the membership director at the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, where he also served as the magazine member on the board of directors. He is also the founding publisher of jubilat, a literary magazine showcasing contemporary American poetry.

Linda Hogan, the author of over sixteen books of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and performances, including People of the Whale, a novel; The Woman Who Watches Over the World, a memoir; and Dark. Sweet.New & Selected Poems. She has received a Lannan Literary Award, and NEA and Guggenheim fellowships.

Eric Pankey is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently Trace and Dismantling the Angel. His work has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He is Heritage Chair in Writing at George Mason University.

Mary Szybist's most recent book is Incarnadine, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry. A 2014 Guggenheim fellow, she teaches at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon.


March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

Oregon Convention Center