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Showcase Reading Series: Nickole Brown, Betsy Fagin, Emily Hunt, and Jessica Jacobs
Nickole Brown (Fanny Says, BOA Editions), Betsy Fagin (All Is Not Yet Lost, Belladonna*), Emily Hunt (Dark Green, The Song Cave), and Jessica Jacobs (Pelvis with Distance, White Pine Press)
Previously scheduled reader Thomas Meyer cannot attend
Nickole Brown is the author of two books of poems, Fanny Says (2015) and Sister (2007). She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and the Kentucky Arts Council, and serves as an editor at White Pine Press. She teaches at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.
Betsy Fagin has served as Librarian for the People's Library of Occupy Wall Street and a writer-in-residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She currently works as Editor for The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church Poetry Project Newsletter. She is the author of a number of poetry volumes, most recently All Is Not Yet Lost (2015).
Emily Hunt is a poet and artist living in San Francisco. Dark Green (2015) is her first full-length collection. She is also the author of This Always Happens (2013), a book of drawings and captions, and the chapbook New Clouds (2014).
Jessica Jacobs's debut collection Pelvis with Distance (2015) is a biography-in-poems of Georgia O'Keefe. She is on faculty at the Sewanee Young Writers Conference and will serve as the 2016 Hendrix-Murphy Writer-in-Residence at Hendrix College.
Part of the Showcase Reading Series, featuring leading and emerging poets with books in this year's Poets House Showcase