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Poetry Reading: Andrea Brady & Jonah Mixon-Webster

Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:30 pm
Shriver Campus Store, Shriver Center

The poets will read from their work. Refreshments will be served.

Andrea Brady's books of poetry include The Strong Room (Crater, 2016), Dompteuse (Book Thug, 2014), Cut from the Rushes (Reality Street, 2013), Mutability: Scripts for Infancy (Seagull, 2012), and Wildfire: A Verse Essay on Obscurity and Illumination (Krupskaya, 2010). She is Professor of Poetry at Queen Mary University of London, where she runs the Centre for Poetry and the Archive of the Now.  She is also co-publisher of Barque Press.  In 2017-18 she is a fellow at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina, where she is finishing a book on Poetry and Bondage.

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet-educator and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut collection Stereo(TYPE) was selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize from Ahsahta Press. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Lansing Community College, has earned degrees in creative writing from Eastern Michigan University, and is completing his Ph.D. in English Studies at Illinois State University. He is the recipient of fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, The Conversation Literary Festival, and Callaloo Writer’s Workshop. His poetry and hybrid works are featured or forthcoming in Muzzle, Callaloo, Spoon River Poetry Review, Assaracus, Voluble, Best New Poets 2017, and Best American Experimental Writing 2018.

Sponsored by the Department of English Creative Writing Program,Cook Fund

Andrea Brady & Jonah Mixon-Webster
Andrea Brady & Jonah Mixon-Webster
Andrea Brady: Fellow at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. Jonah Mixon-Weber: PhD candidate, Illinois State University