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Poetry in Atlanta

Par | 2018-02-18T22:36:56+00:00 23 mai 2012|Catégories : Blog|

The good people at solar anus : rea­dings will host Ben Kopel, Megan Volpert, and Kory Calico Monday, May 28th at 8 PM. The rea­ding will be held at Beep Beep Gallery (696 Charles Allen Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308). Ben Kopel is the author of VICTORY (H_​NGM_​N BKS, 2012). He has had poems fea­tu­red in Conduit,The New Delta Review, Makeout Creek, and elsew­here. He helps curate the jubilat/​Jones rea­ding series in Amherst, Massachusetts. Megan Volpert is a poet and cri­tic from Chicago who has set­tled in Atlanta with her wife, Mindy. Volpert holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Louisiana State University and is a high school English tea­cher. Sonics in Warholia is her fourth col­lec­tion of poems (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011). The other three are TheDesense of Nonfense and Face Blindness (BlazeVOX Books, 2009 & 2007), andDomestic Transmission (MetroMania Press, 2007). She is cur­rent­ly edi­ting This assi­gn­ment is so gay : LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013). Kory Calico was born at Grady hos­pi­tal in Atlanta. He is an avid fan of rap music, poe­try and prose. In 2011 he hel­ped orga­nize Poets for Change : Atlanta and is the cur­rent co-cura­tor of the ALEF rea­ding and per­for­mance art series with Puma Navarro. –Jenny Sadre-Orafai

Source : maga­zine Coldfront

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