Poetry Reading: Grace Bauer and Hope Wabuke

Date: Time: 6:00 pm
Great Plains Art Museum
1155 Q Street
Lincoln NE 68508
Directions: 11th and Q Streets
Contact: Timothy Schaffert, tschaffert2@unl.edu
Grace Bauer’s most recent book of poems is MEAN/TIME, just published by the University of New Mexico Press. A 20th anniversary re-issue of her collection THE WOMEN AT THE WELL was published in 2016. Other books include: NOWHERE ALL AT ONCE (winner of the Society of Midland Authors Book of the Year Award), RETREAS & RECOGNITIONS and BEHOLDING EYE, as well as several chapbooks. She is also co-editor (with Julie Kane) of the anthology, UMPTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING AT A POSSUM: CRITICAL & CREATIVE RESPONSES TO EVERETTE MADDOX, and a forthcoming anthology of Nasty Women Poets (also co-edited with Julie Kane) from Lost Horse Press. Grace has taught Creative Writing, Literature, and Women’s Studies at UNL since 1994.

Hope Wabuke’s chapbook MOVEMENT NO. 1: TRAINS was published in 2015 by dancing girl press. Her second chapbook, THE LEAVING, was published in 2016 by Akashic Press as part of Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani’s NEW GENERATION AFRICAN POETS series. Hope has received many fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and more. Hope is also a contributing editor for The Root and a contributing writer for the Kirkus Reviews, and she is a founding board member of the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction.

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