Tuesday, September 18, 2007

We Feel Like It

On Sunday, November 4th
Dorothea Lasky & Caryl Pagel
read poetry
@ 7 pm
Frank Conroy Reading Room
Dey House
507 N Clinton St
Iowa City IA 52245

Dorothea Lasky was born in St. Louis in 1978. Her poems have appeared in Crowd, 6x6, Boston Review, Delmar, Phoebe, Filter, Knock, Drill, Lungfull!, and Carve, among others. Her first book, Awe, was just released by Wave Books. She is a graduate of the MFA program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and also has been educated at Harvard University and Washington University. She has taught poetry and visual art at Heath Elementary School, The New England Institute of Art, and Munroe Center for the Arts. Currently, she lives in Philadelphia, where she edits the Katalanche Press chapbook series (along with poet, Michael Carr) and is pursuing her doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania.

Caryl Pagel's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in DIAGRAM, Octopus Magazine, Coconut, Parcel, New Orleans Review, Tarpaulin Sky, and Denver Quarterly. She is from Chicago, where she attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, worked for the Illinois Arts Council, and co-founded the Powell's North Reading Series. She currently lives in Iowa City where she works for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

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