GENESEE READING SERIES
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Writers and Books
$3 members; $6 public
Remember to come at 7 pm to share light refreshments and socialize before the program begins! Thanks again to Wanda for all the details, and her hard work!
September, and the air begins to hint of summer’s end. At the GRS, September offers turn-of-season solace – Karla Linn Merrifield and Catherine Faurot, with new, wide-ranging and intelligent work.
Catherine Faurot’s first poetry book, Plow Harrow Seed, was published in 2006 by FootHills Publishing. She recently completed an MFA degree at Bennington College and holds a master’s degree from Dartmouth in creative writing. Her poems have been published in The Colorado Review, The Christian Century, The New Orphic Review, and Classical Outlook, among other publications. She teaches at SUNY Geneseo.
A seven-time Pushcart-Prize nominee and National Park Artist-in-Residence, Karla Linn Merrifield has had some 400 poems appear in journals and anthologies. The newest of her ten books are Lithic Scatter and Other Poems (Mercury Heartlink) and Attaining Canopy: Amazon Poems (FootHills Publishing). Forthcoming from Salmon Poetry is Athabaskan Fractal and Other Poems of the Far North. Her Godwit: Poems of Canada (FootHills) received the 2009 Eiseman Award for Poetry and she received the Dr. Sherwin Howard Award for the best poetry published in Weber – The Contemporary West in 2012. She is assistant editor and poetry book reviewer for The Centrifugal Eye. (centrifugaleye.com), a member of the board of directors of TallGrass Writers Guild and Just Poets (Rochester, NY), and a member of the New Mexico State Poetry Society. Visit her blog, Vagabond Poet, at http://karlalinn.blogspot.com.
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