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Poetry Reading: Lisa Fay Coutley

Date: Time: 5:00 pm
Andrews Hall Room: Bailey Library
Additional Info: ANDR
Contact: Timothy Schaffert,
Lisa Fay Coutley is the author of tether, forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2020, Errata, which was selected by Adrienne Su as a winner of the 2014 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Award and was named a finalist for the Society of Midland Authors’ Best Book of 2015 and for Foreword Review’s 2015 Book of the Year awards, In the Carnival of Breathing (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition, and Back-Talk, winner of the Rooms Chapbook Contest (2010). She is the recipient of a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Rona Jaffe Scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and an Academy of American Poets Levis Prize, chosen by Dana Levin. Her poetry and prose have been anthologized in Best New Poets, Best of the Net, Best of Kore Press, The Way North, Here: Women Writing on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Double Kiss: Contemporary Writers on the Art of Billiards, and on Verse Daily. Best American Essays 2016 named her lyric essay “Why to Run Racks” a Notable Essay of 2015. Her most recent & forthcoming prose and poetry publications include 32 Poems, AGNI, Blackbird, Brevity, The Los Angeles Review, Narrative, Passages North, Pleiades, and The Cincinnati Review.

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