Monthly Archives: March 2004
March 31st, 2004 – Susan Kinsolving
Susan Kinsolving’s third book of poems, The White Eyelash, was recently released from Grove Press. Her previous collection, Dailies & Rushes, was hailed as a remarkable debut by The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair and others. The book was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is the recipient of several fellowships, most recently from The Ledig-Rowohlt Foundation of Switzerland. The Glimmerglass Opera commissioned her lyrics for a cantata, and her poem “Dance Steps” was presented in a televised ceremony to the Queen of the Netherlands and later performed by the Baroque Choral Guild in four Italian cities. She has taught poetry at California Institute of the Arts, Chautauqua Institute, Willard Correctional Institution and the University of Connecticut.(host – Faith)
March 10th, 2004 – Leslie McGrath
Winner of the 2003 Connecticut Poetry Festival poetry competition.
(host – Faith)
March 3rd, 2004 – Michael Fitzell and Faith Vicinanza
Faith Vicinanza is a poet, visiting artist, educator, event coordinator, literary publisher, newsletter editor, poetry editor, and workshop facilitator, the act of poetry and the art of poetry define her existence. You will find a wealth of poetry resources throughout her web site http://www.faithvicinanza.com that she frantically tries to keep up to date, along with anything you might want to know about her.
Michael Fitzell Currently living in Yorktown Heights, New York, Michael Fitzell has been
writing poetry since 1989. Studied creative writing with John A. Wood and Robert
Olen Butler. Unpublished. With something like 24 jobs in his lifetime, from
produce aisles in supermarkets to hospitals, from teaching assistant to hack work
at major and minor corporations, Michael looks forward to the international
celebrity and untold riches his poems will earn him one day. This is his first
time as a featured reader. (host – Peter)