Wednesday, October 31, 2012

November Sunday Kind of Love: Yvette Neisser Moreno book launch

    November Sunday Kind of Love 
                       Yvette Neisser Moreno &
                          Teri Ellen Cross Davis



Sunday November 18, 2012

           Busboys and Poets
           2021 14th St. NW
          Washington, DC

           Hosted by:
            Sarah Browning & Katy Richey
        $5 (online or at the door)
         As always, open mic follows!

Join us on Sunday November 18th as Yvette Neisser Moreno launches her new book! Grip, winner of the Gival Press Poetry Award, is her first book of poetry and we are excited to have her feature at November's Sunday Kind of Love. Yvette will be joined by fabulous local poet Teri Cross Davis, Poetry Coordinator of the Folger Shakespeare Library. 

We look forward to seeing you there, and celebrating these long time Split This Rock activists!

Yvette Neisser Moreno's first book of poetry, Grip, won the 2011 Gival Press Poetry Award, and in 2012 she was the first runner-up for the Maureen Egen Writers Exchange Award. Her translations from Spanish include South Pole/Polo Sur by María Teresa Ogliastri and Difficult Beauty by Luis Alberto Ambroggio, and she recently founded the DC-Area Literary Translators Network (DC-ALT). With a specialization in the Middle East, she has worked as an international program coordinator, writer, editor, and translator, and has taught at GW, Catholic University, The Writer's Center, and other institutions. Yvette serves on Split This Rock's programming committee and leads the ongoing campaign to get more poetry reviews in the Washington Post Book World and other newspapers.
Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the poetry and lectures coordinator at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. Her poems have appeared in Poet Lore, Beltway Quarterly, Torch, Natural Bridge and Gargoyle, as well as anthologies including Bum Rush The Page: A Def Poetry Jam, Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade and Poetic Voices Without Borders 2. She has received fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the Cave Canem Foundation and the Soul Mountain Writer's Retreat. She resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with her husband and two children.

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