R114. It’s the End of the World as She Knows It: Apocalypse Poetry by Women
Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Maggie Smith is the author of the forthcoming Weep Up; The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, winner of the Dorset Prize; Lamp of the Body, winner of the Benjamin Saltman Award; and three chapbooks, the latest of which is Disasterology. A 2011 NEA Fellow, she works as a freelance writer and editor.
Dena Rash Guzman is the author of Life Cycle—Poems. A second book of poems, JOSEPH, is forthcoming this year. She lives in Oregon working as a writer, a civil rights advocate, and a beekeeper.
Meghan Privitello is the author of A New Language for Falling Out of Love. Her work has appeared in Boston Review, Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast, Best New Poets 2012, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a 2014 NJ State Council of the Arts Fellowship in Poetry.
Leah Umansky is the author of the dystopian-themed poetry chapbook, Straight Away the Emptied World, the Mad Men–inspired chapbook Don Dreams and I Dream, and the full-length collection, Domestic Uncertainties. She is the host and curator of the COUPLET Reading Series in New York City and is #teamkhaleesi.