Palaver POETIX: 3 Prolific women (Nov 15)

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Join us for readings by three prolific authors and poetry prize winners: Liz Robbins, Sandra Simonds, and Josephine Yu.

Stop for dinner at LINDY'S CHICKEN, or one of our other sponsors, and stay after the readings for snacks and a reception with the authors.


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LIZ ROBBINS’ third collection, “Freaked”, won the 2014 Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award; her second collection, “Play Button”, won the 2010 Cider Press Review Book Award. Her first book is “Hope, as the World is a Scorpion Fish” (U Nebraska Press). Her poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Five Points, Kenyon Review Online, and Rattle, as well as on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor.

SANDRA SIMONDS is the award-winning author of seven books of poetry, including “Atopia”, forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press. Her poems have appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Poetry, and the Best American Poetry 2014 and 2015, among other prestigious publications. She lives in Tallahassee and is an Associate professor of English and Humanities at Thomas University in Thomasville, Georgia.

JOSEPHINE YU is the author of “Prayer Book of the Anxious” (Elixir Press, 2016). Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Crab Orchard Review, TriQuarterly, 32 Poems, Nimrod International Journal, Best New Poets 2008, and other journals and anthologies. She is a faculty member at Keiser University and a volunteer at Big Bend Hospice.