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Assembly Required: A READING BY THE MIAMI POETRY COLLECTIVE

Saturday, Nov. 23, 4:30 p.m., Room 8202 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)

With ANNIK ADEY-BABINSKI, DANIEL ALARCON, MARCI CALABRETTA, PAUL CHRISTIANSEN, P. SCOTT CUNNINGHAM, DENISE DELGADO, ASHLEY JONES, STEVEN KARL, JESSICA MACHADO, ELLENE GLENN MOORE, YADDYRA PERALTA, DAWN S. DAVIES and NICK VAGNONI

Author(s) and Guest(s)

Annik Adey-Babinski

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Annik Adey-Babinski is a Canadian studying for her MFA in Poetry at Florida International University. Her recent publications include Salamander, Cold Front Magazine, and Mojo.  

Marci Calabretta

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Marci Calabretta is a Knight Fellow and poetry MFA candidate at Florida International University. Her work has appeared in The Albion Review, American Letters & Commentary, Chautauqua, The MacGuffin, and The Florida Book Review. Her chapbook, Last Train to the Midnight Market, was released from Finishing Line Press in March.   

Daniel Alarcón

Set in a nameless Latin American country, Alarcón novel At Night We Walk In Circles (Riverhead Press; $27.95) is a story of a man's obsessive search to find the truth of another man's downfall.  When a struggling actor lands the role in an incendiary and politically charged play, he thinks his troubles are over.  But they are just beginning.  “Reading Alarcón feels like witnessing the arrival of a John Steinbeck or Gabriel García Márquez.”  —Minneapolis Star Tribune.  Named by the New Yorker as one of the 20 Best Writers Under 40, Alarcón is also the author of the story collection War by Candelight.    

Paul Christiansen

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Christianson, aka Doc Suds, is a proud Wisconsin native currently residing in North Miami, Florida.  

P. Scott Cunningham

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. P. Scott Cunningham is a poet and the Director of O, Miami.  

Denise Delgado

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Denise Delgado is a Miami-based writer, curator, and artist. Her fiction and critical work have appeared on NPR station WLRN, in Inch, Dossier, the Cent Journal Series, and Jai-Alai Magazine among others. She is a Fellow in the Honors College of Florida International University.  

Ashley Jones

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Ashley M. Jones is a second-year poet in the Creative Writing MFA program at Florida International University. She has been published in Aura Literary Arts Review, Sanctuary Literary Magazine, and the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy.

 

Steven Karl

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Steven Karl is the author of Dork Swagger and several chapbooks including a collaborative with Angela Veronica Wong, Don't Try This On Your Piano, or am i still standing here with my hair down. He is an editor for Sink Review and Coldfront Magazine.  

Jessica Machado

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Jessica Machado lives, writes, and teaches in Miami.  

Ellene Glenn Moore

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Ellene Glenn Moore is a poet and MFA candidate at Florida International University, where she holds a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellowship. Her work has appeared in Architrave Press, Barn Owl Review, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, and other print and online journals.  

Yaddyra Peralta

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Yaddyra Peralta's poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, Jai-Alai, Abe's Penny, Tigertail, Hinchas de Poesia, among others. She was a recent Writer-in-Residence at the Betsy Hotel's Writer's Room in South Beach.   

Dawn S. Davies

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Dawn S. Davies is in her second year in the MFA program at Florida International University. She is the assistant fiction editor of Gulf Stream Magazine, and the graduate coordinator for Writers on the Bay visiting writers series. She won first place in the 2013 FIU Student Literary Awards for nonfiction, the 2013 University of Kentucky Gabehart prize for nonfiction, and has been published in Real South Magazine.  

Nick Vagnoni

The Miami Poetry Collective presents a reading of "how-to" poetry from their 10th anniversary issue of Cent Journal. Local experts will share poetic advice on how to write your guts out, how to weather a hurricane, how to survive moving away from Miami, and more. The Miami Poetry Collective was founded by poet Campbell McGrath in 2008. The Collective produces the Cent Journal series and runs Poem Depot events in and around Miami. Nick Vagnoni teaches writing at Florida International University. He is a founding member of The Miami Poetry Collective and his work has appeared in Mid-American Review, Saw Palm, Alimentum,McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Tigertail, Hinchas de Poesia, Jai-Alai Magazine, and elsewhere. His chapbook, Victual, was released by Floating Wolf Quarterly in 2011.  

Schedule
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Location

Miami Book Fair International * Miami Dade College
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132
Room 8202 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)

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