Poetry & Poetics Reading with Laynie Browne & Pattie McCarthy

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Please join us for a Penn Poetry and Poetics reading with Laynie Browne and Pattie McCarthy!

6:30pm-8:30 pm, Tuesday April 4, 2017
Where: Room 222, Fisher Bennett Hall (2rd floor)
Walnut and 34th Street

Laynie Browne is the author of twelve collections of poetry and two novels. Her most recent collections include PRACTICE, Scorpyn Odes, and Lost Parkour Ps(alms) in two editions, one in English, and another in French. Forthcoming books include a collection of poems You Envelop Me (Omnidawn 2017) and a novel Periodic Companions (Tinderbox 2017). She lectures at University of Pennsylvania and Swarthmore College.

Pattie McCarthy is the author of six books of poetry: Nulls (horse less press 2014), and five from Apogee Press: Quiet Book (2015), Marybones (2012), Table Alphabetical of Hard Words (2010), Verso (2004), and bk of (h)rs (2002). She has also published a dozen chapbooks, most recently ‘x y z &&’ (Ahsahta Press 2015). She was a Pew Fellow in the Arts in 2011. In summer 2013, McCarthy was an artist resident at the Elizabeth Bishop House in Great Village, Nova Scotia. She has been teaching at Temple since 2004.