Friday, January 8, 2010

MARCH 7, 2010

Great Cousins Lineup for March 7, 2010:

Heather Christle is the author of The Difficult Farm, a collection of poems published by Octopus Books. She received her MFA from UMass Amherst and now lives in Atlanta. She teaches poetry as a Creative Writing Fellow at Emory University. This June she'll be a writer in residence at the 2010 Juniper Summer Writing Institute.

Read some Heather Christle at: Octopus Magazine // Boston Review // The Agriculture Reader.

Claire Donato lives in Brooklyn. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Black Warrior Review, Boston Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Action Yes, and Harp & Altar. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008 and is currently completing an MFA in Literary Arts at Brown University.

Read some Claire Donato: Red-Painted Attic // Catalogue Entry for Aging // Selections from I Destroy Romantic Memories

Matt Hart is the author of the poetry collections Who's Who Vivid (Slope Editions) and You Are Mist (MOOR Books, forthcoming), as well as several chapbooks, including The Hours (Cinematheque Press, forthcoming) and Deafening Leafening (Pilot Books), which he wrote in collaboration with Ethan Paquin. Additionally, Hart's poems have appeared in numerous print and online journals, including Gulf Coast, Harvard Review, jubilat and Ploughshares. He is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety. He teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Nate Pritts is the author of The Wonderfull Yeare (Cooper Dillon Books), as well as two previous full-length books of poems - Sensational Spectacular (BlazeVOX) & Honorary Astronaut (Ghost Road Press). The founder & principal editor of H_NGM_N, Nate teaches poetry for the Downtown Writers Center in Syracuse.

Read some Nate Pritts: 3 Poems in KeepGoing // New Year's Eve