From April 7 – 10, Drunken Boat will at at this year’s Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Denver. We will have a table at the bookfair and many of our editors are on panels and giving readings. Be sure to check us out for an opening night performance at the Dikeou Collection that will include Counterpath Books, Guernica, and POOL and Persea Books. Our lineup:
IRINA REYN is the author of the novel What Happened to Anna K. She is also the editor of the nonfiction anthology, Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take on the Garden State. Her work has appeared in publications such as One Story, Tin House, Post Road, Poets & Writers, and many others. She is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
ROBIN BETH SCHAER is the recipient of fellowships from the Saltonstall Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her poetry has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Barrow Street, our own Drunken Boat, and Washington Square, among others, and recordings of her work are featured on From the Fishouse. She has taught at Columbia University, Cooper Union, and Marymount, and worked as a deckhand aboard the HMS Bounty.
PETER STRANGE YUMI is an artist-musician who lives somewhere in the American west. His work is inspired from the works of contemporary poets and his love of cowboy culture, including whiskey, cigarettes, transcendental meditation, and rodeos. He is an MFA candidate at Mass Arts in Boston. More of his work can be seen and heard at his internet home peteryumi.wordpress.com.
The Dikeou Collection is located near the conference site at 1615 California St., Suite 515. The performance begins at 7pm. For a map and to RSVP, find us on Facebook!
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