An Exceptional reading series in downtown Baton Rouge, LA (presently hosted by Caneland Distillery). River Writers offers pop up creative writing readings for the literary community. Founded in 2008, River Writers is hosted monthly. For regular reading interested readers and traveling writers can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about LA readings.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
t(w)o river: feb3
feb3 @ 8pm
international poet marc vincenz returns
and two exciting first rivers from
ull professor, rhonda r. berkely, and br's own anna wilson--
Rhonda R. Berkeley is a dream-poet, whose work explores unconscious processes and motivations, through a multiplicity of associations. Dr. Berkeley's academic focus on psychoanalytic theory and poetics informs her work. She teaches English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Berkeley's poetry has been published in various media, including journals like Ekleksographia, Knock 27, Rue de Fleures, and Moondance; a collaborative chapbook, Other Sticky Valentines; and a film, Acadie. Her poem, fire and water, received a Pushcart Prize nomination. Berkeley's chapbook, Ragbag, was published by Nous-zot Press in 2011. Berkeley is also a semi-professional photographer.
Marc Vincenz has published eight collections of poetry; his latest are This Wasted Land and its Chymical Illuminations (Lavender Ink) and Becoming the Sound of Bees. forthcoming with Ampersand Books. He has been published extensively in many journals and anthologies, including: The Manhattan Review, Washington Square Review, Plume, Guernica, The Bitter Oleander, St. Petersburg Review, Fourteen Hills, Exquisite Corpse, Spillway and The Canary. He is the translator of numerous German-language poets, including the Herman Hesse Prize winner, Klaus Merz. His own work has been translated into German, Russian, Romanian, French and Chinese. He is Coeditor of Fulcrum and Executive Editor of MadHat Press and lives in Cambridge, MA.
Anna Wilson relocated from the Third Coast to the Gulf Coast to undertake an M.F.A. at Louisiana State University, where she also teaches writing and makes "textually active" visual art, from small books and videos to large installations featuring handmade paper. Anna's poetry, reviews, and interviews have been featured and are forthcoming in Gulf Coast, Meatpaper, The Volta Blog, New Delta Review, and other places.
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