Dikeou Literary Series // April Reading: Lisa Fishman, Graham Foust, Sandra Simonds, & Aditi Machado

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Come out this Saturday night for the Dikeou Literary Series April reading featuring Lisa Fishman, Graham Foust, Sandra Simonds, and Aditi Machado!

LISA FISHMAN is the author of five books of poetry, including 24 Pages and Other Poems (Wave Books, 2015), F L O W E R C A R T and The Happiness Experiment (Ahsahta Press). The first Lorine Niedecker Poet-in-Residence in Fort Atkinson and Blackhawk Island, Fishman lives in Orfordville and Madison, Wisconsin. She teaches at Columbia College Chicago.

GRAHAM FOUST is the author of several collections of poetry, including To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems (Flood Editions, 2013) and A Mouth in California (2009) With Samuel Frederick, he has translated three volumes of poetry by Ernst Meister, including In Time’s Rift (Wave Books, 2012), Wallless Space (Wave Books, 2014), and Of Entirety Say the Sentence (forthcoming from Wave Books, October 2015). He teaches at the University of Denver.

ADITI MACHADO is from Bangalore, India and is the poetry editor for Asymptote, an online journal dedicated to translation. Her chapbook The Robing of the Bride is available from Dzanc Books, and her poems have recently appeared in The Offending Adam, DIAGRAM, The Iowa Review, MiPOesias, LIES/ISLE, and Better Magazine. She is a current PhD candidate at the University of Denver.

SANDRA SIMONDS is the author of four full-length poetry collections: Steal it Back (Saturnalia Books, 2015), The Sonnets (Bloof Books, 2014), Mother was a Tragic Girl (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2012), and Warsaw Bikini (Bloof Books, 2009) which was a finalist for numerous prizes including the National Poetry Series. Simonds grew up in Los Angeles, and earned a B.A. in Psychology and Creative Writing at UCLA and an MFA from the University of Montana, where she received a poetry fellowship. In 2010, Simonds received a PhD in Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Florida State University.
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