extended hiatus

Due to expanded commitments to my small press, I've been forced to cut down on some other projects. I would be delighted if someone else came forward to carry on this blog. Meanwhile, I hope some of the links and contacts herein are of some use.



Katie Hays & Erinn Batykefer: Bucknell: 9/25/07

Tuesday, Sept 25, 7 PM:

Two poets on staff at the Stadler Center for Poetry will read together on Tuesday evening in Bucknell Hall.

K A Hays, the 2007-08 Stadler Emerging Writer, earned an M.F.A. in the Literary Arts at Brown University and studied as an undergraduate at Bucknell and Oxford Universities. Her poems have appeared recently or are forthcoming in Southern Review, Mid-American Review, Florida Review, Gray's Sporting Journal, Missouri Review, Antioch Review and other magazines. Hays is also a fiction writer and verse translator whose work in those genres has appeared in Hudson Review, Gulf Coast, Cimarron Review, and other magazines.

Erinn Batykefer, the 2007-08 Stadler Fellow, earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Art History from the University of Delaware and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was the Martha Meier Renk Distinguished Poetry Fellow. She is currently at work on first collections of both creative nonfiction and poetry; her poems and essays have appeared in such journals as Gulf Coast, Denver Quarterly, Threepenny Review, and Maisonneuve Magazine, among others. She is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the
Stadler Center for Poetry at 570-577-1853.

River Poets: Whitman Sampler: Bloomsburg: 9/11/07

[from the River Poets Calendar]

SEPTEMBER 11, 2007 - Whitman Sampler - Danny Robinson of Bloomsburg town and University will conduct a multi-media presentation of a premier American poet, Walt Whitman. There could be chocolate, but there will definitely be words. Open Reading will follow. MC: Scott Hemingway.

G.C. Waldrep: Bucknell: 9/4/07

Tuesday, Sept 4, 7pm:

Poet G.C. Waldrep will read his poems in Bucknell Hall at 7 PM.

G.C. Waldrep holds degrees in American history from Harvard and Duke and a MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa. He is the author of Southern Workers and the Search for Community (2001 Illinois Prize for history), Goldbeater's Skin (2003 Colorado Prize for Poetry), The Batteries (a poetry chapbook from New Michigan Press), and Disclamor (due in September from BOA Editions). His poems have appeared in many journals, including Poetry, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Colorado Review, American Letters & Commentary, and West Branch. He has just joined the creative writing faculty at Bucknell University.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact the Stadler Center for Poetry at 570-577-1853.