September 10, 2012

Ross Gay, Chris Mattingly, 9/16

Please join us at Panoply Books on Sat., Sept 15th at 6pm
for the first reading of the fall season:

Poets Ross Gay & Chris Mattingly


Panoply Books Reading Series
46 N. Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530
Free. 
Contact (609) 397-1145 


Ross Gay’s books include the poetry collections Against Which (CavanKerry Press, 2006) and Bringing the Shovel Down (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011). His work has also appeared in American Poetry ReviewMARGIEPloughshares and many other magazines. Ross received his M.F.A. in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and his Ph.D. in American Literature from Temple University. He teaches in the low-residency M.F.A. program in poetry at Drew University, and in Indiana University’s English department.

Chris Mattingly
 is the author of the chapbooks Ad Hoc and A Light for Your Beacon (translations of Anglo-Saxon riddles) both from Q Avenue Press.  Typecast Publishing will issue his first full-length collection of poems, Scuffletown, in 2013.  His poems have lately appeared in River Styx, Lumberyard, Still, Louisville Review, Sawmill, and Forklift,OHIO.  Equally important, Chris cultivates a great big vegetable garden, plays the fretless banjo, and is the eighth generation Mattingly to live in Kentucky.  He holds an MFA in Poetry from Spalding University and lives in southeast Georgia where he teaches at East Georgia State College. 

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Panoply Books Reading Series
46 N. Union Street
Lambertville, NJ 08530
Free.
Contact (609) 397-1145

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