A Poetry Reading with Natasha Sajé and Cyrus Cassells

Natasha Sajé is the author of three books of poems, Red Under the Skin (Pittsburgh, 1994), Bend (Tupelo, 2004), Vivarium (Tupelo, 2014), and a critical book about poetry, Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory (Michigan, 2014). Her honors include the Robert Winner and the Alice Fay di Castagnola Awards from the Poetry Society of America, the 2002 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize, a Fulbright Scholarship to Slovenia, and a Camargo Fellowship in France. Sajé has been teaching in the low residency Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Program since 1996, and is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where she directs the Weeks Poetry Series.

Cyrus Cassells is the author of five acclaimed books of poetry: The Mud Actor, Soul Make a Path through Shouting, Beautiful Signor, More Than Peace and Cypresses, and The Crossed-Out Swastika. His sixth book of poems, The Gospel according to Wild Indigo, will be published in March 2018 from Southern Illinois University Press.. His first novel, My Gingerbread Shakespeare, and his first play, Riders on the Back of Silence, are forthcoming. Among his honors are a Lannan Literary Award, a William Carlos Williams Award, a Pushcart Prize, two NEA grants, and a Lambda Literary Award. He is a Professor of English at Texas State University and lives in Austin, Texas.

Event date: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Austin, TX 78751
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Published: Tupelo Press - May 1st, 2014

Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory (Poets on Poetry) Cover Image
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Published: University of Michigan Press - August 6th, 2014

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