CM Burroughs, Alan Michael Parker in Writers Read NYC
The launch of two Tupelo Press titles:
CM Burroughs's debut poetry collection The Vital System has just been published by Tupelo Press. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she earned degrees from Sweet Briar College and the University of Pittsburgh. She has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Idyllwild Arts, Cave Canem Foundation, and Callaloo Writers Workshop, and both the Studio Museum of Harlem and the Warhol Museum have commissioned her to create poetry in response to art installations. She lives in Chicago where she is the Elma Stuckey Emerging Poet-in-Residence at Columbia College.
Alan Michael Parker's new collection of poetry, Long Division, was published by Tupelo Press in 2012. In addition to six other books of poems, Parker has published two novels and served as editor of the whimsical anthology, The Imaginary Poets (Tupelo, 2005). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Paris Review, and The Best American Poetry 2011. He teaches writing and literature at Davidson College and in the Queens University low-residency M.F.A. program. He lives in Davidson, North Carolina, with the artist Felicia van Bork.
Zsófia Bán was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1957 and grew up in Brazil and Hungary. She is a writer, literary historian, art and literature critic. Her short stories have been widely anthologized, and her new book of stories in Hungarian was published in June 2012 (Amikor még csak az állatok éltek). Her short story "When There Were Only Animals" appeared in Best European Fiction 2012 (Dalkey), and her first volume of stories (Esti iskola, 2007) was recently published in German (Abendschule. Fibel für Erwachsene, Suhrkamp Verlag, translated by Terezia Mora, afterword by Péter Nádas). She lives and works in Budapest, where she is Associate Professor at Eotvos Loránd University in the Department of American Studies.
Joel Hinman teaches fiction and poetry at New York's The Writers Studio. His fiction has appeared in Epiphany, Fiction Now, and The Brooklyn Review. He is a contributing editor at Epiphany Magazine and lives in New York with his wife and son.
Lucinda Holt is the director of the online writing program at The Writers Studio and director of communications at Answer where she edits a sexual health magazine and website for teens. Lucinda also writes and edits for The Pickaninny Papers. She is at work on a collection of short stories.
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