Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 (Madwomen In the Attic)

Hemingway's Poetry Series
May 2, 2017
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Standing L-R: Doralee Brooks, Lori Wilson, Anne Rashid, Lisa Alexander & Kara Knickerbocker
Seated L-R: Sarah Williams-Devereux, Susan Sailer, Jan Beatty, Jimmy Cvetic & Joan Bauer

Lisa Alexander holds an MFA in Poetry from Drew University and is a member of the Madwomen in the Attic writing workshop. A finalist for the 2016 Tupelo Quarterly Prize in Poetry, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in various journals including Tupelo Quarterly, 5 AM, BLOOM and The Burnside Review among others. She's a sound engineer for Prosody, NPR-affiliate WESA's weekly show featuring the work of national writers.

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Doralee Brooks's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Voices from the Attic, Dos Passos Review, and the Paterson Literary Review. Her chapbook, When Damballah Laughs was a finalist for the 2017 Coal Hill Review prize. She holds an MFA from Carlow University.

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Kara Knickerbocker is a writer and world traveler from Saegertown, Pennsylvania. Her poetry and essays appeared in or are forthcoming in: The Blue Route, Scrawl, Construction, Longridge Review, Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Thought Catalog, One Sentence Poems, Uppagus, Avatar Review, Broad River Review, and the anthology Voices from the Attic, Vol. XXII, among others. Her poetry collection “From This Side of the Sun” won first place in its category at the 2016 Sigma Tau Delta International English Convention. Her debut chapbook Next to Everything that is Breakable is forthcoming. Knickerbocker lives in Pittsburgh, where she works at Carnegie Mellon University. You can find more of her at www.karaknickerbocker.com.

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Anne M. Rashid is an associate professor of English and director of Women’s & Gender Studies at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA. She has published poetry in Adagio Verse Quarterly, Lit Candles: Feminist Mentoring and the Text, The Metro Times, Pittsburgh’s City Paper, Forum, Paterson Literary Review, Broad River Review, Walloon Writers Review and The Fourth River. She was a finalist for the Rash Award for Poetry and the Sandy Crimmins National Award for Poetry.

Susan Sailer is the author of two poetry books, The God of Roundabouts and Ship of Light, and one chapbook, Coal. Her manuscript, Birdsong, is currently seeking publication. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Damfino; Ishka Bibble, Book of Desire Supplement; Paterson Literary Review; and Switched-on Gutenberg. Her reviews have been published in Prairie Schooner, Indiana Review, and Kestrel. After retiring from the English Department at West Virginia University, she completed an MFA degree in poetry from New England College. She lives in Morgantown and teaches poetry writing courses through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

Sarah Williams-Devereux’s poetry has appeared in Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing, Sampsonia Way Magazine, Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh Love Stories, and WESA-FM’s Prosody. She leads poetry workshops for the Madwomen in the Attic Creative Writing Workshops at Carlow University. She is certified in Writing Group Leadership from Amherst Writers & Artists, and certified in Transformative Language Arts Foundations from the TLA Network.

Lori Wilson is the author of the poetry collection, House Where a Woman (Autumn House Press, 2009). Her poems and reviews have appeared in Women’s Review of Books, Southern Poetry Review, Salamander, The Laurel Review, Cimarron Review and elsewhere. A graduate of the Drew University MFA Program in Poetry, she received the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Creative Fellowship at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She lives in Morgantown, West Virginia, where she works as a software developer and teaches a satellite poetry workshop in affiliation with the Madwomen in the Attic at Carlow University.

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