St. Louis Poetry Center

Observable Readings
for Observable Readings for 2013-2014

September 9th: Erin Belieu, Lee Ann Roripaugh

October 14th: Lisa Ampleman, Ansel Elkins, Erika L. Sánchez

November 11th: Dora Malech, Shane McCrae

December 9th: Sandra Beasley, Paul Legault

February 10th: Hadara Bar-Nadav, Melody S. Gee

March 10th: Jeff Hamilton, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, Glenn Shaheen

April 14th: CM Burroughs, Kevin Prufer

May 12th: John Gallaher, Genevieve Kaplan


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April Readings

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 09:57 AM

The Observable Reading Series, brought to you by St. Louis Poetry Center, welcomes poets CM Burroughs and Kevin Prufer to Llywelyn's Pub (CWE) on April 14th.  The event will begin at 7:30 PM and will be held in the upstairs loft of the restaurant.  

CM Burroughs

CM Burroughs has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and Cave Canem Foundation. She is a poetry editor for Tupelo Quarterly and Court Green. Her work has appeared in journals including Bat City Review, jubilat, Sou'wester, and Ploughshares. An Assistant Professor of Poetry and Literature at Columbia College of Chicago, her first book, The Vital System, is available from Tupelo Press.   

Kevin Prufer

Kevin Prufer’s newest books are National Anthem (Four Way Books, 2008), In a Beautiful Country (2011), and Churches (2014). His  edited volumes include New European Poets (Graywolf, 2008; w/Wayne Miller) and the forthcoming Into English: Multiple Translations (Graywolf, 2015; w/ Martha Collins) and, in collaboration with Wayne Miller and Travis Kurowski, Literary Publishing in the 21st Century (Milkweed, 2015).  He is Editor-at-Large of Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing and co-director of The Unsung Masters.  The recipient of awards and fellowships from the NEA, the Lannan Foundation, The Poetry Foundation, and the Poetry Society of America, Prufer is Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Houston.