Tuesday, June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017 (Edelman, Gibb, Schneider & Shaw)

Hemingway's Poetry Series
June 6, 2017

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Seated L-R: Joan Bauer, Barbara Edelman & Mike Schneider
Standing L-R: Jimmy Cvetic, Fred Shaw & Robert Gibb 

Barbara Edelman’s first full length poetry collection, Dream of the Gone-From City, came out from Carnegie Mellon University Press in February, 2017. She’s the author of two poetry chapbooks, Exposure, Finishing Line Press, 2014 and A Girl in Water, Parallel Press, 2002 and has received a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant in poetry. She’s a lecturer in English at the University of Pittsburgh, where she coordinates the Writers’ Café. 

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Robert Gibb’s books include The Origins of Evening (1997), which was a National Poetry Series winner. Among his other awards are two NEA Fellowships, a Best American Poetry and a Pushcart Prize. Two new books will be published this year: After, which won the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize (Mark Doty, judge), and Among Ruins, which was awarded The Sandeen Prize in Poetry by Notre Dame Press. 

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Mike Schneider’s poems have appeared in many journals, including Hunger Mountain, Notre Dame Review, New Ohio Review and Poetry. In 2012 he received the Editors Award in Poetry from The Florida Review. He published a chapbook, Rooster (Main Street Rag, Editor’s Choice; 2004), and won the 2016 Robert Phillips Prize (selected by Richard Foerster) from Texas Review Press, which in 2017 will publish his chapbook How Many Faces Do You Have?

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Fred Shaw is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and Carlow University, where he received his MFA.  He teaches writing and literature at Point Park University and Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA.  He is the author of the chapbook, Argot (Finishing Line Press).  His poems have been published in 5AM, Poet Lore, Brilliant Corners, and Pittsburgh City Paper, where he currently reviews books. His poem, “Scraping Away” was recently chosen to be a featured work for the 2017 PA Public Poetry Project. In a parallel life, he has also worked in the service industry for the past twenty-five years.  He lives in Pittsburgh with his wife and rescued hound dog. 

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Open Mic 

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Jimmy Cvetic Reads From The Elf In Myself 

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