New York IAWA Literary Series June 2024

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IAWA New York Presents

Living Legends in Poetry

Barbara Crooker & Maria Mazziotti Gillan

Saturday, June 8, 2024 (on Zoom)

6-8 PM EST; Open Mic begins at 6—“doors” close at 6:15

Admission is free; registration required 

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When: Jun 8, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Barbara Crooker (left) is author of twelve chapbooks and ten full-length books of poetry, of which her latest is Slow Wreckage (Grayson Books, 2024). Other collections include: Some Glad Morning, (Pitt Poetry Series, University of Pittsburgh Poetry Press, 2023), long-listed for the Julie Suk award from Jacar Press, The Book of Kells (Cascade Books, 2018), which won the Best Poetry Book of 2019 Award from Poetry by the Sea. Her other awards include: Grammy Spoken Word Finalist, the WB Yeats Society of New York Award, the Thomas Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, and three Pennsylvania Council fellowships in literature.  Her work appears in literary journals and anthologies, including The Bedford Introduction to Literature.

Maria Mazziotti Gillan (right) has published 23 books, including her latest, When the Stars Were Visible (Stephen F. Austin University Press, 2021). She is the winner of the 2014 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature from AWP, the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and the 2008 American Book Award for her collection, All That Lies Between Us. She is the Founder/Executive Director of the Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College, editor of the Paterson Literary Review, and Professor Emerita in creative writing at Binghamton University—SUNY. Two recent bilingual collections have been published: In a Place of Flowers & Light and Poesie dall’Italia.

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