2nd Thursday Virtual Poetry & Open Mic featuring Amy Shimshon-Santo

For our November Second Thursday (Virtual) Poetry Reading and Open Mic, BookWoman is delighted to welcome Dr. Amy Shimshon-Santo reading from her newly-released book, Catastrophic Molting (Flowersong Press, 2022). Cindy Huyser hosts; a "round robin" open mic will follow the feature.

Dr. Amy Shimshon-Santo is a writer and educator who believes that creativity is a powerful tool for personal and social transformation. Shimson-Santo is also the author of Even the Milky Way is Undocumented (Unsolicited Press, 2020), the limited edition chapbook Endless Bowls of Sky (Placeholder Press, 2020), and numerous peer-reviewed essays (GeoHumanitiesEducation, Citizenship, and Social Justice; UC PressImagining AmericaSUNY PressWriters Project Ghana). Her poems have appeared in Prairie SchoonerArtPlace AmericaZócalo Public SquareEntropyTilt WestBoom CAYes Poetry, and are featured on Google Arts & Culture. Amy has been nominated for an Emmy Award, three Pushcart Prizes in poetry and creative nonfiction, a Rainbow Reads Award, and was a finalist for the Nightboat Book Poetry Prize. She has edited two books amplifying community voices: Et Al: New Voices in Arts Management with Genevieve Kaplan (Illinois Open Publishing Network, 2022) and Arts = Education (UC Press, 2010). Her teaching career has spanned research universities, community centers, K-12 schools, arts organizations, and spaces of incarceration. 

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Event date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 7:15pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Austin, TX 78751
Catastrophic Molting By Amy Shimshon-Santo Cover Image
ISBN: 9781953447272
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flowersong Press - September 16th, 2022