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Humanities Project Excursion :Tempe Poetry in April / Karen Rigby

Humanities Project Excursion: April is Poetry Month!

Tempe Poetry in April / Celebrating our 13th season

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Wednesdays in April

7-8:30 p.m.

2013 Schedule
April 3 - Michele Poulos (featuring clips from her film, My Story in a Late Style of Fire, about Larry Levis)
April 10 -  Jeredith Merrin
April 17 -  Karen Rigby
April 24 -  Myrlin Hepworth

Light food and beverage is available in the TCA Lounge.

Catherine Hammond welcomes professional poets and leads stimulating discussions in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Catherine HammondModerator
Catherine Hammond is the founder and moderator for Tempe Poetry in April. Her translations of the Spanish poet Olvido García Valdés appear as a chapbook, House Surrounded by Scaffold for Mid-American Review. Hammond’s translations also appear in Cerise Press, Drunken Boat, Field, From the Fishouse, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Metamorphoses, Seneca Review, Salt River Review, Two Lines Online and Words without Borders. Her translations of the Mexican poet Carmen Boullosa are forthcoming in American Poetry Review. She is translating fiction by Ricardo Menéndez Salmón from Spain. Her own poetry has been anthologized in Fever Dreams: Contemporary Arizona Poetry, MARGIN: Exploring Modern Magical Realism and in Yellow Silk II. Individual poems have appeared in Chicago Review, North American Review, The Laurel Review and many others. Hammond has three Pushcart nominations.

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April 17 - Karen Rigby
Karen Rigby is the author of Chinoiserie (2011 Sawtooth Poetry Prize, Ahsahta Press, 2012). She received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and has been published in venues including Poetry Daily, Washington Square, Meridian, Field, Black Warrior Review, Quarterly West and New England Review. Her poetry is anthologized in Best New Poets 2008, among others. She is one of the founding editors and webmasters of Cerise Press, an international online journal of literature, arts and culture. Rigby graduated from Carnegie Mellon University (B.A. 2001) and the University of Minnesota (MFA 2004).

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