Please come to The Word Barn on Friday evening, March 30, to hear Poets Lee Ann Dalton, Matt Miller, and Gabrielle Calvocoressi. The reading will begin at 7 pm (doors at 6:30).
$5 suggested donation
by donation, beer & wine
complimentary coffee, tea, & treats
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60 people attended the last Silo Series reading, and I am determined to beat that record!
On March 30, you’ll hear from these voices:
Lee Ann Dalton is a poet and fiction writer with an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her poetry has appeared in journals such as New Ohio Review, Faultline, and The Formalist. She also received the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize from the journal Hunger Mountain. An active LGBTQIA+ youth advocate, Dalton is a Canadian/American dual citizen and lives in Southern New Hampshire with her husband and their daughter.
Matt W. Miller was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts and is the author of The Wounded for the Water (forthcoming 2108, Salmon Poetry), Club Icarus, selected by Major Jackson as the 2012 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize winner, and Cameo Diner: Poems (Loom Press). He earned a BA at Yale University, where he also played varsity football, and his MFA in Creative Writing fand Literature rom Emerson College and has published poems and essays in Slate, Harvard Review, Narrative Magazine, Notre Dame Review, Southwest Review, crazyhorse, Third Coast, The Rumpus, and Poetry Daily, among other journals. He was winner of the 2015 River Styx Micro-fiction Prize and Iron Horse Review’s 2015 Trifecta Poetry Prize and is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry from Stanford University and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Poetry from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He is a former Visiting Professor of Writing at New England College and has taught writing workshops at Stanford University, the University of Massachusetts, Harvard Extension, Endicott College, and the New Hampshire State Prison for Men. He teaches English at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Gabrielle Calvocoressi is the author of The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart, Apocalyptic Swing(a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize) and Rocket Fantastic, which will be released by Persea Books in September 2017. She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writer’s Award, a Lannan Foundation residency in Marfa, TX, the Bernard F. Conners Prize from The Paris Review, and a residency from the Civitella di Ranieri Foundation, among others. Her poems have been published in numerous magazines and journals including the New York Times, POETRY, Boston Review, and Kenyon Review. She is an Editor at Large at Los Angeles Review of Books, and co-curates the digital maker’s space Voluble. She is working on a memoir entitled The Year I Didn’t Kill Myself, and a novel, The Alderman of the Graveyard. She lives in North Carolina and teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.