Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April Sunday Kind of Love: Pam Uschuk & Ruth Forman

Sunday Kind of Love
Pam Uschuk & Ruth Forman

Pam Uschuk  

Sunday April 21, 2013
Busboys & Poets
2021 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Hosted by
Sarah Browning & Katy Richey
$5 online or at the door

As always, open mic follows!
Co-Sponsored by Busboys and Poets &
Split This Rock

Called by The Bloomsbury Review, "one of the most insightful and spirited poets today," Pam Uschuk is the author of six books of poems, including the award-winning Without the Comfort of Stars: New and Selected Poems (2007 Sampark Press), Crazy Love (Wings Press), winner of a 2010 American Book Award, and Wild in the Plaza of Memory (Wings Press, April 2012). Translated into a dozen languages, Uschuk has won the War Poetry Prize from Winning Writers, the New Millennium Poetry Prize, 2010 Best of the Web, the Struga Poetry Prize, the Dorothy Daniels Writing Award from the National League of American PEN Women, and others. Uschuk is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Fort Lewis College. Editor-In-Chief of the literary magazine, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts, she lives in Bayfield, Colorado, and Tucson, Arizona.  

Ruth Forman is the author of three award-winning books: poetry collections We Are the Young Magicians and Renaissance (both from Beacon) and the children's book, Young Cornrows Callin Out the Moon (Children's Book Press). She is the recipient of the Barnard New Women Poets Prize, The Pen Oakland Josephine Miles Literary Award, The Durfee Artist Fellowship, the National Council of Teachers of English Notable Book Award, and recognition by The American Library Association. She provides writing workshops at schools and universities across the country and abroad, and has presented in forums such as the United Nations, the PBS series The United States of Poetry and National Public Radio. Forman is a former teacher of creative writing with the University of Southern California and June Jordan's Poetry for the People program at UC Berkeley and an eleven-year faculty member with the VONA-Voices writing program. Her latest collection is Prayers Like Shoes (2009) from Whit Press. Forman currently lives in Washington, DC.

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