An Evening with Micah Bateman, Katy Chrisler & Paula Cisewski

December 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening with poets Micah Bateman, Katy Chrisler, and Paula Cisewski (left to right, below).

Micah, Katy, Paula

Micah Bateman is the author of a chapbook, Polis, from The Catenary Press. He is the winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poetry Award and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has been anthologized in New Poetry from the Midwest; The Poet’s Quest for God: 21st Century Poems of Faith, Doubt, and Wonder; and Privacy Policy: The Anthology of Surveillance Poetics. He is a Ph.D. student in English at the University of Texas-Austin, where he works as an editor on the online Walt Whitman Archive.

Katy Chrisler received her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has held residencies with the Land Arts of the American West program and 100 West Corsicana. Recent work of hers has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House, Octopus Magazine, The Volta, LVNG and The Seattle Review. She currently lives and works in Austin, Texas.

Paula Cisewski’s third poetry collection, The Threatened Everything, will be released in 2016 through Burnside Review Books. Her other books include Ghost Fargo (selected by Franz Wright for the Nightboat Poetry Prize), Upon Arrival (Black Ocean), and the lyric prose chapbook Misplaced Sinister. She has been awarded fellowships from the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, the Jerome Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She teaches, both academically and privately, and curates artful literary events in the Twin Cities, sometimes in a tiny fort. 

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