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  • October 31, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jim Tilley is the author of the poetry collection, “In Confidence.” His poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and have won several awards.
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  • October 24, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Nobel winning poet Seamus Heaney reads “Death of a Naturalist.”
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  • October 17, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Terri Witek is the Art & Melissa Sullivan Chair in Creative Writing at Stetson University. She is the author of “The Shipwreck Dress,” (2008, Florida Book Award Winner), “Carnal World” (2006), “Fools and Crows” (2003), and “Courting Couples” (2000 Center for Book Arts Prize).
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  • October 10, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Traci Brimhall is the author of “Our Lady of the Ruins” (forthcoming from W.W. Norton), winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and “Rookery” (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010), winner of the 2009 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award.
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  • October 3, 2011   BY Jeffrey Brown  

    Taha Muhammad Ali was born in 1931 in the Galilee village of Saffuriya. After fleeing to Lebanon during the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, Muhammad Ali and his family settled in Nazareth where they have lived since. He and his sons have been operating a souvenir shop there for decades. Muhammad Ali died on Sunday, October 2 in Nazareth.
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  • September 12, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Valerie Nieman is the author of the poetry collection, “Wake Wake Wake” (Press 53, 2006); three novels, “Blood Clay” (Press 53, 2011), “Survivors” (Van Neste Books, 2000) and “Neena Gathering” (Pageant Books, 1988); and a collection of short fiction, “Fidelities” (West Virginia University, 2004). She teaches at North Carolina A&T State University.
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  • August 29, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Lynnell Edwards is the author of two collections of poetry, both from Red Hen Press: “The Highwayman’s Wife” (2007) and “The Farmer’s Daughter” (2003). She teaches at the University of Louisville.
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  • August 22, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Travis Nichols is an editor at the Poetry Foundation and the author of the collection of poems, “See Me Improving” (2010, Copper Canyon Press).
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  • August 15, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jenn ‘s work has appeared in several literary journals. She teaches English at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs.
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  • August 8, 2011   BY Tom LeGro  

    Jason Schneiderman is the author of “Striking Surface,” winner of the Richard Snyder prize from Ashland Poetry Press, and “Sublimation Point” (Four Way Books). He directs the Writing Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.
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