Line Breaks: An Evening With Claudia F. Savage

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Poetry Reading with Claudia Savage, an Arab-American poet and performer originally from Queens, New York who spent equal years in North Carolina and Colorado and now lives in Portland, Oregon. She performs and records with the improvising poetry-sound duo Thick in the Throat, Honey and co-runs the label Thrum Recordings. Her poems and writer interviews have been published, most recently, in Water-Stone Review, The Denver Quarterly, Iron Horse Review, Nimrod, CutBank, clade song, The ColumbiaJournal, Cordella, Bookslut, Drunken Boat, and Late Night Library. She also wrote the column, “Leave the Dishes” about balancing parenting and art-making on voicecatcher.com. For many years she cooked for people recovering from illness and their families and her poem, “Learning Abandon,” about apple picking with her father, was a 2015 Pushcart nominee. She has also been nominated for Best Poets 2016 and is the author of the chapbooks The Last One Eaten: A Maligned Vegetable’s History and the collaborative The Hour of Anjali. She’s been awarded residencies and grants from Jentel, Ucross, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Portland’s Regional Arts and Culture Council. Her book, Bruising Continents, is forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil in spring 2017. Her interview series on Arab-American poets, "Witness the Hour," can be found onDrunken Boat. Find her at claudiafsavage.com.
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