Tuesday, July 23, 2013

July 23, 2013 (Adès, Alberts, Collins, Krygowski)

Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series
July 23, 2013

David Adès moved to Pittsburgh from Adelaide, Australia in April 2011. A member of Friendly Street Poets since 1979, his collection, Mapping the World, was commended for the Fellowship of Australian Writers Anne Elder Award 2008. He was an editor of the No 26 Friendly Street Poetry Reader, and more recently, a volunteer editor of the inaugural Australian Poetry Members Anthology metabolism.
He has appeared on the Australian radio program Poetica, and is one of 9 poets featured in a CD title 'Adelaide 9 The Poetry of the City.'
He has published widely in Australian literary magazines. Since his arrival in the U.S., his poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 5AM, Atlanta Review, Bewildering Stories, Boston Literary Review, Eye Contact, Four and Twenty Poetry Journal, Ilya's Honey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Poetica, Red River Review, Rune, Spiritus, and Fourth River.


Renée Alberts listens to rivers and shortwave radio to create poetry, collage, sound and photography. Her poetry collection, No Water, came out in 2009, and her work has appeared in The New Yinzer, Encyclopedia Destructica, Pittsburgh City Paper and Subtletea. She has given dozens of readings, including on WYEP’s Prosody and as a 2001 and 2004 member of the Steel City Slam Team. She organizes numerous poetry and music events, including the CLP Sunday Poetry & Reading Series, for which she edited Natural Language: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Sunday Poetry and Reading Series Anthology. She posts writing and art at www.animalprayer.com

Kristofer Collins is the Books Editor at Pittsburgh Magazine. He runs Low Ghost Press. He also owns Desolation Row Records and manages Caliban Bookshop in Oakland. His most recent chapbook is "Last Call" published by Speed & Briscoe in 2010.

Nancy Krygowski’s first book of poems, Velocity, received the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press.  A recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship and a Pittsburgh Foundation Grant, she works as an adult literacy instructor and teaches Madwomen poetry workshops.

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