Join us for an evening with poets Chip Dameron and Robert Okaji. We’ll be celebrating the release of Chip’s new collection, Waiting for an Etcher.
Chip Dameron is the author of seven collections of poetry and a travel book. His poems and essays on contemporary writers have appeared in such periodicals as Mississippi Review, Southwestern American Literature, San Pedro River Review, Puerto del Sol, Texas Quarterly, and many other journals and anthologies, as well as publications in Canada, Ireland, Nigeria, India, China, Thailand, and New Zealand. Dameron has co-edited two literary magazines, Thicket and Chachalaca Poetry Review, and served on the editorial board of four others. A two-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize in poetry and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters, he lives and writes in Brownsville, Texas.
Robert Okaji lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, two dogs and some books. His work has appeared in Boston Review, Clade Song, Four Ties Lit Review, Extract(s) and Prime Number Magazine, among others, and his 2015 chapbook, If Your Matter Could Reform, was Dink Press’s initial offering in its National Poetry Month series.