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Steven Cramer and Joshua Weiner

Sun, 20 Oct, 2013 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Poetry reading by Steven Cramer and Joshua Weiner.  The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Steven Cramer is the author of five poetry collections: Clangings (Sarabande Books, 2012), The Eye that Desires to Look Upward (1987), The World Book (1992), Dialogue for the Left and Right Hand (1997), and Goodbye to the Orchard (Sarabande, 2004), which won the 2005 Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club and was named a 2005 Honor Book in Poetry by the Massachusetts Center for the Book.  Recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, he directs the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Lesley University in Cambridge, named by Poets & Writers as one of the top ten low-residency MFA programs in the country.

Joshua Weiner is author of three collections of poems, The World’s Room, From the Book of Giants (2006), which received the Larry Levis Award from Virginia Commonwealth University, and The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish,  all published by University of Chicago Press. He is also editor of a book of essays, At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn.  He is on faculty of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Maryland. Weiner is poetry editor of Tikkun magazine, and has served as the Writing Coordinator at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. 

 

 

Location: The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD
Fees: Free admission.
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