So and So #43
Poetry by Daniel Coudriet * Jennifer Militello * Debrah Morkun * Laura Newbern
Saturday * January 22nd * 8:00pm * Morning Times * 10 E. Hargett Street * Raleigh, NC
Daniel Coudriet lives with his wife and son in Richmond, Virginia, and in Carcarañá, Argentina. He is the author of Say Sand (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2010) and Parade (Blue Hour Press, 2011). His poems and translations of Argentinean poetry have made recent appearances or are forthcoming in Verse, Boston Review, Bateau, The Laurel Review, Parcel, Typo, and elsewhere.
Jennifer Militello is the author of Flinch of Song, winner of the Tupelo Press First Book Prize, and of the chapbook Anchor Chain, Open Sail. Her second collection, Body Thesaurus, was named a finalist for the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award by Marilyn Hacker and is forthcoming from Tupelo Press in 2013. A Ruskin Art Club Poetry Award recipient and five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Militello has been published widely in such journals as The Kenyon Review, The New Republic, The North American Review, The Paris Review, and The Virginia Quarterly Review, and anthologized in Best New Poets 2008. Her work has been awarded grants and fellowships from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Writers at Work, and the Millay Colony for the Arts.
Debrah Morkun's first full-length book of poetry, Projection Machine, was published by BlazeVox Books in April 2010. She lives in Philadelphia, where she is the curator of The Jubilant Thicket Literary Series (http://jubilantthicket.blogspot.com/) & is a founding member of The New Philadelphia Poets (www.newphiladelphiapoets.com). Visit Debrah at www.debrahmorkun.com.
Laura Newbern is the author of Love and the Eye, selected by Claudia Rankine as the winner of the 2010 Kore Press First Book Award. She is also a recipient of a 2010 Writer’s Award from the Rona Jaffe Foundation. She is an associate professor of English/Creative Writing at Georgia College & State University, and the Poetry Editor of Arts & Letters. Her poems have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The Oxford American, TriQuarterly, and Stand (U.K.), and in the anthologies Best New Poets 2007 and Urban Nature. Other honors include a residency at Yaddo.