Friday, March 1, 2013

Hearing Voices with Cornelius Eady and Anne Marie Macari

  • Bad news: Unfortunately, Cornelius Eady's flight was canceled, and he won't make it back to Columbia in time for the reading.
  • Good news: The wonderful Aliki Barnstone has agreed to fill in. So, please join us this evening to hear from Aliki and our special guest, Anne Marie Macari!

Join us at Orr Street Studios at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, for readings by poets Anne Marie Macari and Aliki Barnstone.

Anne Marie Macari is the author of three books of poetry, most recently She Heads Into the Wilderness (Autumn House, 2008).  In 2000 Macari won the APR/Honickman first book prize for Ivory Cradle, which was followed by Gloryland (2005, Alice James Books). She has also coedited, with Carey Salerno, the anthology, Lit From Inside: 40 Years of Poetry From Alice James Books. Macari has been published widely in anthologies and magazines. She founded and teaches in the MFA Program in Poetry & Poetry in Translation at Drew University in New Jersey.

Aliki Barnstone is a poet, translator, critic and editor. She is the author of seven books of poems, most recently Bright Body (White Pine, 2011) and Dear God Dear, Dr. Heartbreak: New and Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow, 2009) and a book of criticism, Changing Rapture: Emily Dickinson’s Poetic Development (University Press of New England). She is the editor of two anthologies of women’s poetry, a book of literary critical essays and an edition of H.D.’s Trilogy (New Directions, 1998), for which she wrote the introduction and readers’ notes, and the translator of The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy: A New Translation (W.W. Norton, 2006). In 2014, Carnegie Mellon University Press will reissue her book, Madly in Love, as a Carnegie-Mellon Classic Contemporary. She is professor of English and creative writing at the University of Missouri, where she serves as series editor of the Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation.

Orr Street Studios is located at 106 Orr St. in downtown Columbia, Mo. Join us every Tuesday evening during the academic year for literary readings and visual-arts presentations.

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