Lucas de Lima and Michelle Taransky

by offtopicpoetics

Please join us for the last Penn Poetry and Poetics reading of 2014 with Lucas de Lima and Michelle Taransky!

7:30pm-9pm, Tuesday November 25, 2014
Where: Grad Lounge 330, Fisher Bennett Hall (3rd floor)
Walnut and 34th Street

Penn Poetry and Poetics offers a series of casual, conversational events structured around the presentation of one or two poems and a short critical talk by each guest.

Lucas de Lima, “Beyond White Conceptualism: The Indigenization of Andr√© Vallias’ ‘totem.'”
Lucas de Lima is the author of Wet Land (Action Books) and, most recently, the chapbook Terraputa (Birds of Lace). A contributor to Montevidayo, he lives in Philly and pursues doctoral studies in Comparative Literature at Penn.

Michelle Taransky, “Erasure & Confession.”
Michelle Taransky is the author of SORRY WAS IN THE WOODS (Omnidawn 2013) and BARN BURNED, THEN (Omnidawn 2009), selected by Marjorie Welish for the 2008 Omnidawn Poetry Prize. Taransky is currently a Critical Writing Fellow at Penn teaching courses in critical and occasionally, creative writing. She coordinates the WHENEVER WE FEEL LIKE IT reading series with Emily Pettit and is Reviews Editor of Jacket2.