New Book News! We celebrate these poets and the publication of their new books Sunday, April 25 at 7 PM EST. Join us on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube channel for a live reading and conversation.
Quintin Collins (he/him) is a writer, editor, and Solstice MFA Program assistant director. His work appears in various publications, and his second collection, Claim Tickets for Stolen People, winner of the Wheeler Prize, is forthcoming in 2022. The Dandelion Speaks of Survival (Cherry Castle Publishing)
Meg Kearney is author of An Unkindness of Ravens and Home By Now, winner of the PEN New England L.L. Winship Award; The Ice Storm (chapbook, 2020); three verse novels for teens, and an award-winning picture book, Trouper. All Morning the Crows, winner of the Washington Prize (The Word Works)
Chloe Martinez is a poet and scholar of South Asian religions. She is the author of Ten Thousand Selves (The Word Works, forthcoming 2021). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Waxwing, Shenandoah, The Common and elsewhere. She teaches at Claremont McKenna College. Corner Shrine, winner of the Backbone Press Chapbook Competition (Backbone Press)
New Book News! We celebrate these poets and the publication of their new books Sunday, April 11 at 7 PM EST. Join us on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube channel for a live reading and conversation.
Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of Haint, winner of the 2017 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. She’s a Cave Canem fellow, member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective. She lives in Maryland. A More Perfect Union, winner of The Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, Mad Creek Books/Ohio State University Press
From Jamaica, Shara McCallum is the author of six books, published in the US and UK, including Madwoman, winner of the 2018 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Poetry. McCallum is a professor at Penn State University and faculty member in the Pacific University Low-Residency MFA Program. No Ruined Stone (Alice James Books)
Nicole Santalucia is the author of Because I Did Not Die (Bordighera Press). Her work has appeared in publications such as The Best American Poetry, The Cincinnati Review, The Rumpus, as well as others. She teaches at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. The Book of Dirt (NYQ Books)