Café Muse presents poets Stephanie Strickland and Camille-Yvette Welsch

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The Word Works and The Writer’s Center present a reading by poets Stephanie Strickland and Camille-Yvette Welsch. Sign in early and chat with other audience members while listening to Michael C. Davis play the guitar before the featured readers begin at 7:30pm. Registration is free. To do so go to

Stephanie StricklandSTEPHANIE STRICKLAND is the award-winning author of nine books of poetry, most recently Ringing the Changes (Counterpath Press, 2020) and How the Universe Is Made: Poems New & Selected (Ahsahta, 2019), and the co-author of eleven works of digital literature, including slippingglimpse (2007), House of Trust (2014), and Hours of the Night (2016). Her digital work has been awarded the Salt Hill Hypertext Prize, a Best of the Net award, and two &NOW Awards for Best Innovative Writing. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the New York Foundation for the Arts, she lives in New York, NY.

Camille-Yvette WelschCAMILLE-YVETTE WELSCH is a poet, award-winning teacher, and the Reviews Editor at Literary Mama. She is the author of The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom (The Word Works, 2019), her debut full-length collection, and the chapbook Full (Dancing Girl Press). Her work has appeared in Cream City ReviewZone 3Poems2GoRadar PoetryIndiana ReviewMid-American ReviewSplit LipMenacing Hedge, among numerous others. A Pushcart Prize nominated poet, she is a Teaching Professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University, where she ran the Red Weather Reading Series for many years and now directs the High School Writing Day at Penn State.