Zen and the Art of Poetry by Women—Juliana Gray + Caroline Cabrera
The Betsy and FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios, working in partnership with the poetry reading series and online literary journal SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami), are pleased to present a new online series of salons featuring women and women identifying poets. Starting at 7PM Monday, April 27, 2020, you’re invited to “Zen and the Art of Poetry by Women,” curated by three major Miami literary voices: Jen Karetnick, Catherine Esposito Prescott, and Caridad Moro-Gronlier.
Presenting, Juliana Gray and Caroline Cabrera
Juliana Gray is the author of three poetry collections, most recently Honeymoon Palsy (Measure Press 2017). She is also the author of Roleplay (Dream Horse Press 2012, winner of the Orphic Prize and the Eugene Paul Nassar Prize), and The Man Under My Skin (River City Publishing 2005), as well as the chapbook Anne Boleyn’s Sleeve (Winged City Chapbook Press 2013). Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, NELLE, The Cincinnati Review, and other journals, and her humor writing has appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and elsewhere. An Alabama native, she lives in western New York and teaches at Alfred University.
Caroline Cabrera is the author of the lyric essay collection, (lack begins as a tiny rumble) from Tinderbox Editions, as well as three poetry collections and two chapbooks, including most recently The Coma of the Comet from Burnside Review and Saint X from Black Lawrence Press. She is the Education Coordinator & Lead Instructor at O, Miami. She is founder and editor of Bloom Books and cohost of the arts advice podcast Now that We’re Friends.
“Zen and the Art of Poetry by Women” debuts on April 27, 2020 @ 7 PM and will continue for four consecutive Mondays. Participating women poets selected by invitation will each appear in 1) an online reading and conversation and one of their poems will be 2) digitally published on SWWIM every day.
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