St. Louis Poetry Center

Observable Readings
for 2014-2015

September 8th:
Jessica Baran
David J. Daniels

October 13th:
Nathan Hoks
Devin Johnston
Tyler Mills

November 10th:
Kara Candito
Bridget Lowe

December 8th:
Jennifer Perrine
Phillip B. Williams

February 9th:
Lauren K. Alleyne
Ye Chun
Gary L. McDowell

March 9th:
Tarfia Faizullah
Ruben Quesada

April 13th:
Jennifer L. Knox
Richard Newman

May 11th:
Rebecca Hazelton
Ted Mathys

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February 9, 2015 Reading

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 07:29 PM

The Observable Reading Series, brought to you by St. Louis Poetry Center, welcomes poets to Llywelyn's Pub (CWE) on February 9, 2015.  The event will begin at 7:30 PM and will be held in the upstairs loft of the restaurant.  

Ye Chun is the author of two books of poetry, Lantern Puzzle and Travel Over Water, as well as a novel in Chinese, Peach Tree in the Sea (《海上的桃树》). Her translation of Hai Zi’s poetry, Wheat Has Ripened, is also forthcoming from Tupelo. She currently serves as the poetry editor of The Missouri Review and teaches at the University of Missouri where she is a PhD candidate.

Ruben Quesada is the author of Next Extinct Mammal. He is publisher of Codex Journal, poetry editor for The Cossack Review, Cobalt Review, and Luna Luna Magazine. His writing appears in The American Poetry Review, Cimarron Review, The California Journal of Poetics, and elsewhere. He teaches English and creative writing for the performing arts at Eastern Illinois University.

Tarfia Faizullah is the Pushcart Prize winning author of Seam, winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems appear in Poetry Magazine, Oxford American, jubilat, Ploughshares, American Poetry Review, and Best New Poets 2013. Honors include scholarships and fellowships from Kundiman, the Fulbright Foundation, Bread Loaf,  and Sewanee.. She is the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor in Poetry at University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program and co-directs the Organic Weapon Arts Chapbook Series with Jamaal May.