Sunday, September 9, 8:00 p.m.
Mark McMorris and Cathy Eisenhower
@ Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Mark McMorris and Cathy Eisenhower

Please join the Ruthless Grip Poetry Series for a reading by Mark McMorris and Cathy Eisenhower on Saturday, September 8 at 8:00PM.

Mark McMorris is a poet and critic who was born in Jamaica. He has been writer in residence at Brown University, and Roberta C. Holloway Visiting Professor in Poetry at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include The Blaze of the Poui, a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Prize; and The Black Reeds, winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series prize from the University of Georgia Press. The Café at Light, a text of lyric dialogue, appeared in 2004 from Roof Books. His essays on poetry have appeared in such venues as Poetry and Pedagogy: The Challenge of the Contemporary, Xcp: Crosscultural Poetics,Tripwire, and The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies. He is currently an associate professor of English at Georgetown University, in Washington, DC.

Cathy Eisenhower
lives and works as a librarian in Washington, DC. She "runs" the interrupting cow, a chapbook press, and her first collection, clearing without reversal,  is coming out with Edge Books some time soon. Her first chapbook, Language of the Dog-Heads, was selected for inclusion in the 2002 Bookmobile Project touring exhibition. She is also editing and translating the selected poems of Argentine poet Diana Bellessi.


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