The Project Lodge, 817 E. Johnson
Tonight at the Project Lodge, Monsters of Poetry presents:
KEETJE KUIPERS earned her B.A. at Swarthmore College and her M.F.A. at the University of Oregon. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Oregon Literary Arts, and Soapstone, as well as awards from Atlanta Review and Nimrod. Her book, Beautiful in the Mouth, which was awarded the 2009 A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize, was published in March 2010 by BOA Editions. She teaches writing at the University of Montana and is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.
MATTHEW GUENETTE’s first book Sudden Anthem won the 2007 American Poetry Journal Prize from Dream Horse Press. His second book, American Busboy, an editor’s choice in the 2010 Akron Press Poetry Contest, will be published in 2011. He lives and plays in Madison.
JAMES CREWS is from St. Louis, Missouri and has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His manuscript The Book of What Stays was recently awarded the 2010 Prairie Schooner Book Prize and will be published in 2011 by University of Nebraska Press. He is the author of the chapbook, What Has Not Yet Left, which won the 2009 Copperdome Prize from Southeast Missouri State University Press and two other chapbooks —Bending the Knot (Gertrude Press Chapbook Prize, 2008) and One Hundred Small Yellow Envelopes: A Poem After the Life and Work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres (Parallel Press, 2009). His poems have appeared in Best New Poets 2006 and 2009, basalt, Columbia, Prairie Schooner, Court Green, Crab Orchard Review and several other journals. In December, he will be a writer-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City. You can find his work at www.jameshcrews.com.C.E. PERRY graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1992 and Dartmouth Medical School in 1999. She has worked as a waitress, construction worker, nursing assistant, poetry instructor, and a physician for the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. Her work has been published in Southeast Review, Harpur Palate, Margie, Pool, and Ploughshares. Sarabande Books published her first book of poetry, Night Work in 2009. She is a family medicine physician in Madison, Wisconsin where she lives an a 107 year old house with her family.
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