Poetry Rocks Around The Holidays!
Wyndham County Poet Laureate Dan Donaghy Reads!
Date: Sunday, December 2
Cost: Free (Donations Welcomed)
Dr. Daniel Donaghy, Professor of English at Eastern State University, is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Somerset (NYQ Books, 2018), Start with the Trouble (U of Arkansas Press, 2009), which won the Paterson Prize for Literary Excellence and was a Finalist for the Connecticut Book Award, and Streetfighting (BkMk Press/U Missouri-Kansas City, 2005) which was a Finalist for the Paterson Prize. His poems and fiction have appeared in The Southern Review, North American Review, Prairie Schooner, Paterson Literary Review, Missouri Review, Quarterly West, Southern Humanities Review, Cutthroat, Cimarron Review, Poet Lore, New Letters, The Texas Review, and many other journals.
Luisa Caycedo-Kimura is a Colombian-born poet, translator, and educator. She was the 2014 John K. Walsh Residency Fellow at The Anderson Center, the 2014 Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellow at Ragdale, and a 2013 Robert Pinsky Global Fellow in Poetry (You may read about her adventures as a 2013 Global Fellow in her Alive in Spain travel blog). Luisa holds an MFA from Boston University. A former attorney, Luisa left the legal profession to pursue her passion for writing. She has received various awards for her poetry and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Sunken Garden Poetry 1992-2011, Mid-American Review, Jelly Bucket, Connecticut Review, Connecticut River Review, FRIGG, PALABRA, San Pedro River Review, Ellipsis… Literature and Art, Crack the Spine, Pilgrimage Magazine, Birch Gang Review, and elsewhere.