The Word Works and The Writer’s Center present Café Muse, featuring Traci Brimhall and Burgi Zenhaeusern, will be online on July 6th from 7:30pm – 8:30pm (EDT). Come chat with other listeners while you listen to Michael C. Davis playing the guitar before the featured readers begin at 7:30pm.
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TRACI BRIMHALL is the author of four collections of Poetry, most recently, Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon Press, 2020). Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton, 2012) won the Barnard Women Poets Prize and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010) the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems appear in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Believer, The New Republic, Orion, Best American Poetry 2013 & 2014, and elsewhere. She’s received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Kansas State University and lives in Manhattan, KS.
BURGI ZENHAEUSERN is the author of the chapbook Behind Normalcy (CityLit Press, 2020), winner of the Harriss Poetry Prize. She co-edited the translations for the bilingual poetry anthology Knocking on the Door of the White House (Zozobra Publishing, 2017, J. Ballesteros et al., editor), a Beltway Poetry Quarterly 2017 Best Book selection; and she is the publicist for Café Muse. Her work has appeared in Zone 3, Oversound, Diagram, Gargoyle, the American Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. UCity Review selected her as the noteworthy poet for their 2018 spring issue. Burgi lives in Chevy Chase, MD.