Join us for an afternoon with poets Catharine Savage Brosman, Tomás Morin, and Erin Belieu.
Catharine Savage Brosman is Professor Emerita of French at Tulane University and Honorary Research Professor at the University of Sheffield. She is the author or editor of nineteen scholarly volumes. On the Old Plaza, just released, is her tenth collection of poetry. Her previous creative publications comprise two volumes of personal essays and nine collections of verse, including Range of Light, devoted to the American west, and Under the Pergola, featuring poems on Katrina and other Louisiana topics.
Tomás Q. Morín’s poetry collection A Larger Country was winner of the APR/Honickman Prize and runner-up for the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award. He is co-editor with Mari L’Esperance of the anthology, Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine, and his translation of Pablo Neruda’s The Heights of Macchu Picchu was published by Copper Canyon Press. His poems have appeared in Slate, Threepenny Review, Boulevard, Poetry, New England Review, and Narrative.
Erin Belieu is the author of four poetry collections, all from Copper Canyon Press: Infanta, selected for the National Poetry Series; One Above & One Below, winner of the Midlands Poetry Prize; Black Box, a finalist for the Los Angles Time Book Prize; and Slant Six. Belieu’s poems have appeared in places such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Tin House, and Slate, as well as multiple appearances in Best American Poetry. She is a professor in the Creative Writing Program at Florida State University, director of The Port Townsend Writers Conference, and co founder of VIDA: Women In Literary Arts.