Copper Canyon Awp Off Site Event: Book Release Party For Siken, Landau & Davis

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AWP OFF-SITE BOOK RELEASE PARTY for RICHARD SIKEN, WAR OF THE FOXES and DEBORAH LANDAU, USES OF THE BODY, with OLENA KALYTIAK DAVIS, author of THE POEM SHE DIDN'T WRITE AND OTHER POEMS. 7pm, Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis.


OLENA KALYTIAK DAVIS is a first-generation Ukrainian-American who was born and raised in Detroit. Educated at Wayne State University, the University of Michigan Law School, and Vermont College, she is the author of three books of poetry, including And Her Soul Out of Nothing (University of Wisconsin Press 1997), which received the Brittingham Prize for Poetry. Davis’s honors include a Pushcart Prize and the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award. She currently works as a lawyer in Anchorage, Alaska.

DEBORAH LANDAU is the author of The Last Usable Hour, a Lannan Literary Selection published by Copper Canyon Press, and Orchidelirium, which was selected by Naomi Shihab Nye for the Robert Dana Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Floating Wolf published her chapbook, The Wedding Party, in 2013. A third collection of poems, The Uses of the Body, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon in Spring 2015. Her poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, Boston Review, The Kenyon Review, Poetry, The Harvard Review, Women’s Studies Quarterly, The Wall Street Journal, The Antioch Review, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and elsewhere. Landau is currently Clinical Professor and Director of the Creative Writing Program at New York University, and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, sons, and daughter.

RICHARD SIKEN's poetry collection Crush won the 2004 Yale Series of Younger Poets prize, a Lambda Literary Award, the Thom Gunn Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His poems have appeared in The Iowa Review, Conjunctions, Indiana Review and Forklift, Ohio, as well as in the anthologies The Best American Poetry 2000 and Legitimate Dangers. He is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize, two Arizona Commission on the Arts grants, two Lannan Residencies, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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