This week we welcome back Jenny Factor as our guest blogger. Jenny's first collection, Unraveling at the Name (Copper Canyon Press), was a finalist for the 2002 Lambda Literary Award. Factor's poems have appeared in more than a dozen anthologies, including The Best American Erotic Poems (Scribner, 2008). She serves as the Core Faculty in Poetry at Antioch University Los Angeles, the nation’s first low-residency MFA program devoted to literature and the pursuit of social justice.
Welcome back, Jenny.
In other news . . .
Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 PM: Poetry Forum with Terence Winch. Room 510, 66 West 12th St, NYC.
Terence Winch is the author of five books of poetry, including Falling Out of Bed in a Room with No Floor, Boy Drinkers, and Irish Musicians/American Friends, winner of an American Book Award, as well as two nonfiction collections, That Special Place and Contenders. He has received a Columbia Book Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in poetry, as well as grants from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, the Maryland State Arts Council, and the Fund for Poetry. He is also the winner of a Gertrude Stein Award for Innovative Writing.
Moderated by David Lehman, poetry coordinator of the School of Writing. Read David's appreciation of Winch's most recent collection here.