Tuesday, July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012 (Carson, Robinson, Peterson)

Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series
July 10, 2012

Jay Carson teaches creative writing, literature, and rhetoric at Robert Morris University, where he is also a faculty advisor to the student literary, journal, Rune.  Jay has published more than 60 poems in local and national journals, magazines, and collections. Jay's chapbook, Irish Coffee, was published by Coal Hill Review  in summer 2012.

Judith Robinson is an editor, teacher, fiction writer and poet.  A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, she has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and anthologies. She was editor of Living Inland, author of The Beautiful Wife and Other Stories; poetry editor of Signatures.  She currently teaches poetry in the ALL Program at Carnegie Mellon University.  She is editor of Only the Sea Keeps: Poetry of the Tsunami (Bayeux Arts) and co-editor with Michael Wurster of Along These Rivers: Poetry and Photography from Pittsburgh (Quadrant).  Her chapbook, Dinner Date, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2009.  Her new chapbook of poems about the Holocaust, The Blue Heart, will be published soon by Finishing Line Press, and her new book of poetry, Orange Fire, will be published in the fall by Main Street Rag.

Walt Peterson is the author of three chapbooks of poetry. His last, In the Waiting Room of the Speedy Muffler King, won the Acorn-Rukeyser Award. In addition, he has a memoir, articles on cars and photographs published and does writing workshops, currently, with Franciscan nuns and incarcerated men at SCI Pine Grove in Indiana, PA.  In 2010, he facilitated the creation of the multi-media project and book, Fission and Form, bringing together the work of painters, sculptors and poets.

Jimmy Cvetic reads Green Sprinkler Bottle

Open Mic

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