May 12, 2022

Poetry reading by Kerrin McCadden, Angela Narciso Torres and Jennifer Sperry Steinorth (via Zoom)

Join us as we welcome three award-winning poets to read their new collections. Tickets are free but donations for poets’ fees are appreciated. This event will be on Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent upon registration and again on the day of reading.

Kerrin McCadden is the author of Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes (New Issues, 2014), Keep This To Yourself (Button Poetry, 2020) and American Wake (Black Sparrow Press, 2021). Her first book won Vermont’s premier book award in 2015. A recent recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, McCadden’s poems have been published in Best American Poetry, the Poem-a-Day series of the Academy of American Poets and recently in American Poetry Review. , Beloit Poetry Journal, Los Angeles Review, New England Review, Plowshares and Prairie Schooner. McCadden teaches at Montpelier High School, is Associate Director of the Poetry and Teaching Conference at The Frost Place, and is Associate Poetry Editor at Persea Books. She lives with her family in Vermont.

Angela Narciso Torres is the author of What Happens Is Ni (Four Way Books 2021) Blood Orange, winner of the 2013 Willow Books Literature Prize for poetry, and the book of chapters To the Bone (Sundress Publications 2020). Recent work is published or forthcoming in Poetry, Missouri Review, Quarterly West, Cortland Review, and Poetry Northwest. A graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Angela has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Illinois Arts Council and the Ragdale Foundation. She received the first prize of the Yeats Poetry Prize (WB Yeats Society of New York). New City Magazine named it one of Chicago’s Lit 50: Who Really Books in Chicago. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Manila, she currently resides in San Diego. She is editor-in-chief and editor for RHINO Poetry.

Jennifer Sperry Steinorth’s books include Her Read A Graphic Poem (2021) and A Wake with Nine Shades (2019), finalist for the Foreword Reviews Prize for Poetry, both from Texas Review Press. A poet, educator, interdisciplinary artist and licensed builder, she has received grants from the Vermont Studio Center, the Sewanee Writers Conference, the Community of Writers and the MFA for Writers from Warren Wilson College. His recent work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Cincinnati Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Missouri Review, Pleiades, Plume, Rhino, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. She teaches at Northwestern Michigan College, the Hudson Valley Writers Center and elsewhere.