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Humanities Project Excursion: Tempe Poetry in April / Myrlin Hepworth

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 24 - Myrlin Hepworth
Myrlin Hepworth has written and performed his poetry across the United States. In 2009 the Arizona Commission on the Arts selected him for its roster of Teaching Artists. In 2010 he became the first undergraduate teaching artist for the Young Writers Program at Arizona State University where he received his degree in English in 2011. In addition to visiting nearly 30 high schools each year, Hepworth makes a living with his art by performing at universities, youth centers, group homes, museums and theaters. He has competed on three National Poetry Slam teams and co-founded and coached the Phoenix youth team to consecutive appearances at the Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam. Watch a Hepworth reading.

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  • Jennifer W.

    Terrific! I enjoyed Myrlin's poems and performance of them very much. A couple of them really moved me.

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are tickets needed for this event?

    March 31, 2013

    • Jennifer W.

      Hi Josette. No tickets or reservations are needed. Just show up.

      1 · April 1, 2013

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