Friday: Graham Foust & E. Tracy Grinnell Poetry Reading

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This Friday, December 6 at 7 PM

The fort gondo poetry series is pleased to present a reading by:

Graham Foust & E. Tracy Grinnell

Graham Foust is the author of five books of poems, including Necessary Stranger (a finalist for the Northern California Book Award in 2007) and To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems (Flood Editions, 2013). His poems, essays, translations, and reviews have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Poetry, The Nation, Conjunctions, TriQuarterly, Ploughshares, Boston Review, American Letters and Commentary, A Public Space, Gulf Coast, New Ohio Review, Verse, and Fence. With Samuel Frederick, he has translated three books by the late German poet Ernst Meister, including In Time’s Rift (Wave Books, 2012) and Wallless Space (forthcoming in 2014).

E. Tracy Grinnell is the author of Helen: A Fugue (Belladonna Elder Series #1, 2008), Some Clear Souvenir (O Books, 2006), and Music or Forgetting (O Books, 2001). New and recent work is collected in the manuscripts portrait of a lesser subject (forthcoming from Elis Press), Hell Figures, and All the Rage. She is also the author of the limited edition chapbooks Mirrorly, A Window (flynpyntar press, 2009), Leukadia (Trafficker Press, 2008), Hell and Lower Evil (Lyre Lyre Pants on Fire, 2008), Humoresque (Blood Pudding/Dusie #3, 2008) Quadriga, a collaboration with Paul Foster Johnson (gong chapbooks, 2006), Of the Frame (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2004), and Harmonics (Melodeon Poetry Systems, 2000). Grinnell’s poetry has been translated into French, Serbian, and Portuguese. She has taught creative writing at Pratt Institute, Brown University, and in the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is the founding editor and director of Litmus Press.

Readings are sponsored by All Along Press and Schlafly Beer.

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