S254. UA Poetry Center Presents: Spectacular Poetics & the Poetry of Spectacle
Saturday, April 2, 2016
3:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Hannah Ensor coordinates the Reading and Lecture Series at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. In addition to her role at the Poetry Center, she is a coeditor of textsound.org, an assistant poetry editor for DIAGRAM, and serves as president of the board of Casa Libre en la Solana.
Kimiko Hahn, author of nine poetry collections, finds material from disparate sources—whether black lung disease, the Japanese form zuihitsu, or science as in brain fever. Awards include a Guggenheim. She teaches in the MFA program in creative writing and literary translation at Queens College, CUNY.
Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit, Black Peculiar, Fearful Beloved, and I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On. Her verse play won the 2014 Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Performance Writing. She is board chair for Kore Press and works as an editor for a finance company.
Adrian Matejka is the author of The Devil’s Garden and Mixology. His most recent collection, The Big Smoke, was awarded the Anisfield-Wolf Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. He is the Lilly Professor/Poet in Residence at Indiana University in Bloomington.